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Uninstalling Personal Web Server (PWS 4)

Can anyone give me an idea as to how I can uninstall Microsoft Personal Web Server program I have installed on my system which has Win98SE.

I installed this program to help me test Perl/CGI and PHP programs I am learning. At a point in recent times, I started experiencing problems and I thought of uninstalling and reinstall ing the PWS. But in the Add/Remove Program list box the program close to this I can see is Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard 6. It is my strongest belief that this has nothing to do with PWS. I have therefore left it untoched leaving me with the headache of how to uninstall the PWS.

Without the uninstallation, I reinstalled over the existing one and I had an unsuccessful reinstallation result.

I need some help.


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This might help. . .

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Re: This might help...

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Thanks Wayne, I downloaded Xitami but I do no seem to get anything out of it. I might have downloaded the wrong software. I downloaded the binary one. and it gets nothing to do with Windows. When I clicked on the xitami.exe file, it produced an MSDOS screen.

Any furthe suggestion?


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I Found Out But Still Need Help

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I somehow found out how to uninstall.

When trying to re-install, there is an option to "Remove all previously installed components" which I was earlier afraid to do, as there is an added caution that "In addition to removing all software installed, this will remove all user-defined Transaction Server Packages and IIS/PWS configuration backups."

I did click "Remove All" to uninstall previously installed components and re-install but ended up with the same unsuccessful installation messages.

The first to appear on the screen was: "Microsoft Transaction Server Setup - An unknown error occurred while making MTS specific changes to the system registry. Error Code = 0x80004005." After clicking OK to clear this error message box, then came the second one that read: "Setup of 'Transaction Server Core Components failed'. The specific error code is 0x3f9e670. Setup will continue but the component may not function properly."

And true, I can no longer run my Perl/CGI and PHP scripts.


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(NT) (NT) Many Thanks Cursorcowboy.

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