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Installing IIS XP home edition version 2002 service pack 3

by cijojohn1 / February 1, 2009 11:19 PM PST

I have Windows XP home edition version 2002 service pack 3 installed on my system.
I want to install IIS on my machine.
When I went to add remove programs Add remove windows components, I cannot see IIS option.
How can I install IIS on my machine?

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Do try a search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2009 12:43 AM PST
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installing IIS on XP SP3
by goldnhue / February 8, 2009 5:08 AM PST

Did you ever get it to work on XP home SP3?

I followed instructions at, but they are for SP2. It did get as far as showing the IIS option on the windows components, but it would not let me select it.

Any suggestions?

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Upgrade that search.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2009 5:47 AM PST
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Install IIS on XP Home with SP3
by goldnhue / February 8, 2009 6:47 AM PST
In reply to: Upgrade that search.

Thank you for replying.
I copied the IIS dll & inf from an original Windows 2000 CD into the directories as instructed. I also modified the SYSOC.inf as described. Then when I went into Control Panel, Add Remove Windows Components, the IIS was now listed. However, it did not let me select that option. I also tried selecting IIS components individually, but could not select those either.
I have XP Home SP3, and instructions are for SP2. So was wondering if anyone got it to work on SP3, and if yes, how.

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Yes and with those instructions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2009 7:45 AM PST

HOWEVER today I run into folks that ran registry cleaners and more. It's tough but next up is what I call a "XP REPAIR INSTALL" and at each opportunity we try the IIS install again.

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