06 September 2015

Installing IIS on windows 7 machine

.NET beginners who are working on ASP.NET web application development, may need to host their website on IIS web server. Below are the simple steps to install the IIS 7 on Windows 7 Operating system.

You need to be a System Administrator on your machine to install the IIS (Internet Information Service) or you need to take the help of System Admin to install the service.

  1. Open Program and Features window (Start Menu => Control Panel =>Program and Features)
  2. On the left side click on the "Turn Windows features on or off" link button. You will see a "Turn Windows features on or off" windows.
    Installing IIS using Turn windows features on or off
  3. Under the "Internet Information Services" node select whatever features you want and click on OK button. It takes a while, once its completed you can launch the IIS Manager using the start menu or using the "inetmgr" command in the RUN window (Windows Key + R).

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