Thanks Anthony for the info. I uninstalled and reinstalled IIS with no affect, w3csvc is still the only service in "starting" position. Peter Kaulback In the hour of 08:39 PM 3/10/2002 -0800, Anthony Baratta spoke this: >At 12:42 PM 3/10/2002, Peter Kaulback wrote: >>I have IIS 5 installed on win2k for testing a clients site. Last night >>there was alot of power disruptions but I think my UPS handled it >>all. However this morning IIS won't start, the web publishing service is >>always starting which hangs everything. I've run the repair console but >>nothing works. Is there any way out of this besides reinstalling IIS or >>win2k? > >Run "WinMSD" and see what is hanging. There is an option Software >Environments : Services, that shows the status of all programs that run as >a service. Anything that is "hung" is listed as "waiting or pending". There >maybe another application that is hanging, which is causing IIS to hang. >--- >Anthony Baratta >President >Keyboard Jockeys > >"Conformity is the refuge of the unimaginative." > >-- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !