Upgrade Web-Site to Newer Version of Windows Server

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I have a web-site (popswine.com) running under W2k Server. Can that code be moved to a newer version of Windows Server without any modification?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of Problems
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In general, your site should run on any of the IIS versions with Classic ASP turned on.  It is not on by default.  I have ASP based pages running on Windows 7 with IIS 7.5 and I did not have to make any changes to do it.  However, if you have any third party extensions that have to run in the OS you might have problems.

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One of the guys that designed the site way back then made the following comment to Dave's response
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"The site is 100% based on Active Server Pages (ASPs) and they were working.  The problem is the html code and VBasic is written in version 1.x and most of those features are gone as you move towards the next version of IIS.  2k3 R2 came out almost 7 years after 2k which was MS first IIS release on any platform. "
Dave BaldwinFixer of Problems
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If you have a machine running Windows 7 Pro you can install IIS 7.5 and test your site there.  That will tell you what does and does not work.  I think IIS is up to version 10 on new machines.

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