can't start iis manager error: the handle is invalid

system :IBM eServer 345
OS: windows 2000 sp4
IIS: version 5

 Status: WWW service - not strating.
            smtp service - not starting
            ftp service - not starting.

 When traying to open IIS manager get error "The handle is invalid"

Plese HELP !


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try control panel > software > add/remove windows components and remove + re-install
then re-install sp4 (I think it will upgrade IIS components)
good luck
The reinstall of SP4 may barf on IIS. If that happens, delete or rename the IIS metabase file and then reapply SP4. 
moshe_orAuthor Commented:
I solved the problem by my self, just coped the backup of the meta file my_backup.md0 to metabase.bin
in %systemroot%\system32\inetsrv and restated iis admin service.
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