Is IIS available with Win Xp Home Edition ?

Posted: 10-13-2003, 05:10 AM
Hi!

I recently purchased a Compaq Persario, for my home usage.
It came pre-loaded with Win Xp Home edition.

After installing VS.NET, I found I can't work on ASP.NET
App development as IIS is missing.

I believe, IIS does not come with Win Xp Home edition, but
with Win Xp Professional is it ?

Can anyone suggest how do I go about it ?

Now do I have to purchase Win Xp Prof or is it possible
that I upgrade from Win Xp Home to Win Xp Prof ? How much
will it cost ?

I remember on Win 98 it was possible to develop ASP apps
without IIS, is the same possible in Win Xp Home edition ?

Thanks for any help you provide.
Regards,
Vikas

Is IIS available with Win Xp Home Edition ?


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Marc Reynolds [MSFT]
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RE: Is IIS available with Win Xp Home Edition ?
Posted: 10-13-2003, 07:36 PM
Hi,

This is correct, IIS is not included with XP Home edition. You can upgrade
XP Home to Pro. 292607 Windows XP Supported Upgrade Paths
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=292607

Check with your software vendor for a price.

Thanks,
Marc Reynolds
Microsoft Technical Support

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