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How to setup & run IIS 7 on Vista Home Premium

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Can someone tell me how to set up IIS 7 on Vista Home Premium?  I have no experience of IIS 7, but have managed to setup IIS 5 and run ASP.NET 2 on XP Pro. It took a while, but I got it working fine.

I now need to be able to test php & aspx pages locally, so I am trying to set up my laptop to do this. Is it possible to get IIS and XAMPP running alongside each other or would it be easier to set up PHP & MySQL on IIS 7?

I use Dreamweaver and as you probably know, once you've set the testing server up you can just hit F12 and the page is displayed.  I like this feature.  Would this still work if I have them running side by side? How would I set the localhost to look at htdocs and inetpub folders?  Is that possible?
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of course it is possible but I suggest you to install Apache as web server for php. And it is easy if you install the package which is called EasyPHP (includes php, apache and mysql).

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=14045

Then change the php port as something like 81 in php.ini file under apache directory. You know IIS runs on port 80.

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I managed to sort this out by myself.  Cheers for your input.
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