Overall, once IIS4 is actually installed and running, its pretty killer.
Its too bad that it sucks so bad getting it installed. Its unfortunate
because one of the few things Microsoft typical gets right is a decent
Kurt A. Butzin, DDS wrote:
> Just unsuccessfully did it the other evening, I mean night, since I had to
> do a clean install of NT to straighten the mess out. Couldn't go back to
> IIS3, even with rdisk and a tape backup. IIS4 just wouldn't install
> completely over IIS3. We have Cold Fusion installed so I don't know it that
> caused problems, but I had it shut down along with everything else. IIS4
> got about 95% installed and started throwing off errors during the install.
> Finished the install, rebooted and the service wouldn't start. Uninstalled
> and reinstalled IIS2, then 3, SP3 etc. and IIS3 would not start. Gave up
> reinstalled NT to another directory and installed IIS4, still nogo.
> Uninstalled, rebooted to the old setup, uninstalled IIS (all versions),
> rebooted to the new NT setup hacked the registry to remove any thing
> associated with the OptionPac and reinstalled. Rebooted and presto it
> works. Hope this helps you out and doesn't cost you the sleep it cost me.
> I have installed on three other machines that did not have IIS installed at
> the time I started the install and I had no problems. If I were to do it
> all over again, I'd uninstall IIS, reboot and install and configure IIS4.
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