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How to install IIS 7 on Windows 7 Home Basic?

I have purchased a laptop which is preloaded with Windows 7 Home Basic. I want use IIS 7 on my machine to test and build few web sites. I have activated IIS from Control Panel --> Programs & Features --> Turn Windows Features On or Off --> Internet Information Services

But, when I put http://localhost/ i get HTTP Error 404.4 - Not Found (The resource you are looking for does not have a handler associated with it.) error.

Please help.

7 Answers

  • 10 years ago
    Favourite answer

    Unless something was changed in Win 7, IIS won't work on Home Basic. Home Premium is the normal minimum standard.

    Source(s): VB.NET Programmer
  • 5 years ago

    Install Iis7 On Windows 7

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    4 years ago

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  • 10 years ago
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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    no control panel .u insert windows 7 disk and install home basic from category .

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  • 10 years ago

    use windows7 installation to activate IIS on ur PC

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    Lv 6
    10 years ago

    Ask Chirag he did it last week. See you when your back from vacation.

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