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Windows XP and IIS

Sritharan
Valued Contributor

Windows XP and IIS

Hi,

I'm using Windows XP home Edition, the problem is I need to PWS or IIS to set my offline site.

Previously I was using Win 98 with PWS.


Is there any third party(free) that can work as IIS in Win. XP home Edition. ?


Thanks & Regards
Sri

Known is a drop...unknown is an ocean -> quote from a movie
2 REPLIES
Thayanidhi
Honored Contributor

Re: Windows XP and IIS

Unfortunately IIS is not available with home edition. You should go for "XP Professional"

Check this link

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/whichxp.asp


TT

Attitude (not aptitude) determines altitude.
Alan Deger
Trusted Contributor

Re: Windows XP and IIS

Don't see any reason that Apache wouldn't work on XP home although I haven't tried it myself. You will need Service Pack 1 thought.

You can download a binary from any of the mirror sites like:

ftp://ftp.apache.inetcosmos.org/pub/apache/dist/httpd/binaries/win32/

In this directory is a README.html with some info about XP, etc.

Good luck,
ard