Re: Installed Symantec/Norton Internet Security 2005 and can no longer run IIS
From: Ken Schaefer (kenREMOVE_at_THISadopenstatic.com)
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 12:43:46 +1000
When you say "you can not start IIS", how exactly are you attempting to
"start IIS"? IIS is contained in a number of different services (IISAdmin,
WWW Publishing etc). Which services are started? and which aren't? (you can
check using the Services Administrative Tool).
if the WWW Publishing service is not started, you will not be able to reach
If the WWW Publishing Service is started, and you can't reach teh website,
then Norton must have some kind of firewall or similar that's stopping you
reaching your website.
"Greg" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Please help...
> I have just installed Symantec/Norton Internet Security 2005
> and it has locked up my web services, specifically,
> I cannot start IIS (from Administrative tools).
> When I attempt to look at any local web site (http://localhost...)
> IE shows in the status bar that it is trying to open the page.
> But never completes.
> I can see other pages off the public web fine.
> It is just the pages I am hosting are the problem.
> I have tried to switch off all options for Symantec/Norton Internet
> and got the same result.
> This problem initially started when I tried to open a web application
> in Visual studio...
> - Start Visual Studio
> - Select solution from recent projects
> - Status line displays... Contacting server to open Web project
> - **** Waiting for a long time (left it for 20 minutes!) ****
> - Remains locked up
> - Task manager shows Microsoft Development Environment [design] as
> Not Responding
> I can start visual studio on any forms application.
> It is only locking up on the web forms applications.
> Opp Sys: Win XP Pro V5.1
> Visual Studio: MS Development Environment 2003 V7.1.3088
> Dot Net Framework: V1.1.4322
> IE: V6.0
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated
> Thanks in advance