I was using IIS 6.0 on windows XP previously. I have recently upgraded
my machine to Vista Business and have installed IIS 7.0 by going to
1. Installed IIS 7.0 by going to Control Panel -> Programs -> Turn
Windows Features on or off.
2. Tried running http://localhost/
but it returns a blank page.
3. Checked the log in C:\Windows\IIS7.log and there is no log of any
request or error so i think the requests are not getting to the IIS
4. Opened the IIS Manager in Administrative tools and selected
Websites from the left hand pane. Under it is the defaultwebsite
which is pointing to C:\Inetput\wwwroot\ and its binding is
10.2.50.44:80(http). But its stopped and when i try starting it, it
gives me the following error.
"The process cannot access the file because it is being used by
I have seen other posts similar to this and tried doing the above with
skype running but still gives the same error.
I am relatively new to IIS and I can't seem to figure out the problem.
Any help in this regard would be highly appreciated.