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I cannot seem to install IIS7 correctly on my ASUS G73J laptop which is running Win7 x64 Ultimate.

When I go to Control Panel and enable "Turn Windows Features on or off" and enable IIS, everything seems fine.  I can pull up the welcome page using htp://localhost with no problem.

But, I cannot find or launch the IIS msc snap-in.  When I try and launch the iis.msc using inetmgr from the search box, it is never launched or found.

I had read that Eset's NOD32 can cause problems with the install, so I disabled the antivirus before trying an install and I still have the same issues.

A search for inetmgr.exe only shows it in th C:\Windows\winsxs directory - not where I'd expect to see a runnable executable.

What the hell is going on?  I've been fighting with this shit for over an hour and cannot seem to get this simple damned thing to work.
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Sorry to hear you are having issues.

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1. Try from MMC. Click ORB | in RUN, type "mmc" then Enter.
2. FILE | ADD REMOVE SNAP-IN
3. Select "Internet Information Services"
4. Click Add
5. Click OK

B. InetMgr.exe is hosted in "%windir%\system32\inetsrv\InetMgr.exe" Try executing this.

C. In Program Features make sure Web Management Tools | IIS Management Service and Console are checked and installed.

Let me know,
Hades666
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Fantastic!!

A fast, complete and spot-on answer to my problem.  

Makes me never want to leave Experts Exchange....
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Just so you know...my error was in not having checked the "Web Management Tools".

Being unfamiliar with them, I assumed that "Web Management" meant managing from the web.

Perhaps a better name would be IIS Management Tools.....

Thanks again for the help!
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Glad i could assit. Keep the IIS questions coming - Hades666
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