IIS 7 and Above
how to turn off iis 7?
Last post Mar 13, 2013 06:48 PM by rmgross1
Jun 28, 2008 09:17 AM|elvisparsley|LINK
I need to run xampp. Xampp uses localhost as well. How can I turn off iis 7 so that I can run xampp?
Thanks in advance.
Jun 28, 2008 12:53 PM|steve schofield|LINK
stop and disable the www service
type services.msc from the run command prompt > scroll down to World Wide Publishing service.
or go to control panel > Administrative Tools > Services.msc > World Wide Publishing service.
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Jun 30, 2008 03:32 PM|elvisparsley|LINK
Aug 03, 2008 05:27 PM|elvisparsley|LINK
I disabled it but now I don't know how to start it.
I am not able to find World Wide Publishing service in services.msc.
Could anyone tell me how to start iis7 again in vista?
Thanks in advance.
Thanks I got it.
Silly me, I just need to go to admin tools> services> www publishing > start.
Aug 04, 2008 04:44 AM|steve schofield|LINK
Hehe! Glad you found it.
Dec 31, 2011 02:49 AM|Peter Z.|LINK
I have tried repeatedly to uninstall IIS 7 from my windows 7 as I need to allow XAMPP's Apache and WordPress run on http://localhost.
Per your recent suggestions, I have stopped and disabled the World Wide Publishing Service and I have equally
turned off all windows features related to the Internet Information Services, including Web Management Tools, but to no avail: IIS 7 continues to surface when I launch Apache or my self hosted WordPress blog on
Could you please help; I greatly appreciate it!
Dec 31, 2011 04:07 PM|Uk-Sam|LINK
If you are sure on IIS disable. Try to clear your browser cache.
Jan 06, 2012 02:26 PM|eng_piyush|LINK
Jan 06, 2012 02:30 PM|eng_piyush|LINK
Jan 07, 2012 01:32 PM|HCamper|LINK
Hello @ eng_piyush,
You stopped IIS to use xampp.
You made changes to use xampp.
You need to have IIS running.
You have tried to restart IIS and are having problems ?
You have tried the admin tools> services> www publishing > start and it is not working ?
Look at Steve's Blog post for Apache
http://www.iislogs.com/steveschofield/iis7-post-44-iis7-and-apache-on-the-same-machine and IIS
running on the same system.
Mar 08, 2012 12:59 PM|divyesh_tamboli|LINK
Mar 13, 2013 06:48 PM|rmgross1|LINK
I don't see World Wide Publishing Service listed. What do I do?