I suppose 8 is the magic number for running through this routine to get IIS 5 running normally(?) again. <tip type=Apache/MySQL all-in-one> If you are on windows and are new to Apache/MySQL and want an easy to setup and get going path into this server, then download Foxserv http://foxserv.linuxmax.net/portal.php which combines Apache/MySQL/Python/Zend in one installer. </tip> Peter Kaulback In the hour of 03:27 PM 3/12/2002 -0500, Peter Kaulback spoke this: >In the hour of 09:14 PM 3/11/2002 -0800, Anthony Baratta spoke this: >>At 06:59 PM 3/11/2002, Peter Kaulback wrote: >>>Thanks Anthony for the info. I uninstalled and reinstalled IIS with no >>>affect, w3csvc is still the only service in "starting" position. >> >>Check the permissions on the default web site target directory (heck all of >>the home directories for all the virtual sites, if you had more than one). >>You might want to force them to "Everyone - Full Control" just to see if >>IIS will boot. > >All permissions are set to "Everyone - Full Control" and IIS won't boot, > > >>See if you can change the default behaviour of the "World Wide Web >>Publishing" Service via Services and set that to "manual". Then open IIS >>Admin and "Turn off/Stop" all the virtual web sites (even Admin). Then see >>if WWW starts via services with no virtual web sites running. > >It's always been at Manual but I switched around and still it hangs at >"Starting" > > >>Check your start up programs (start up folders and via the register) and >>remove all un-necessary applications (e.g. Viri Checkers). >> >>Lastly try renaming/moving the Metabase files that IIS uses. >> >> C:\WINNT\system32\inetsrv\MetaBase.bin > >Tried all this and now there is one service that cannot start but for the >life of me I can't find it's origin. Event viewer shows that ASCTRM won't >start because the system cannot find the file. It is not to be found on >the system. SFC did not detect any problems but there are multiple entries >for ASCTRM throughout the registry. Win2k repair found no problems either. >I think it's time to backup and reinstall. > >Peter Kaulback > >>--- >>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 ! > > >-- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !