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Trying to run IIS 7 in 32-bit mode but getting an error

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I am trying to get IIS7 to run in 32-bit mode. This is IIS installed on a Windows Server 2008 box.   I configured powershell and followed the instructions on this link

http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/201/32-bit-mode-worker-processes/

but I get  

set-itemproperty :  Cannot find drive. A drive with  name 'iis' does not exist.

Any idea why it is returning this for iis and how do I put it and confirm it is running in 32-bit mode?

Thank you
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by:pilozite
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It seems that you didn t install and add the iis provider snapin:

http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/429/installing-the-iis-70-powershell-snap-in/
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by:DanRaposo
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Thank you for your response, the snap in is installed.  Maybe it is running in 32-bit mode, but I just don't know how to confirm.
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Did you use the shortcut in all programs > iis 7.0 extension to launch the commands ?
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Your script didn t suceed cause it didnt found the iis provider. Try running the script again from the iis extension shortcut and it should works
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Thank you ....  Great answer.  Quick and to the point.
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Where would I find the IIS Extension shortcut?
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