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World Wide Web Publishing

 

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Provides Web connectivity and administration through the Internet Information Services snap-in

Additional Information

This feature is not installed by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to under Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select Internet Information Services (IIS) > Details button > Check “World Wide Web Service”. Used for setting up a local web server. If you do not need this function, leave it uninstalled, mainly because this service requires IIS Admin to be running and IIS has been “popular” for crackers to break.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Not Installed

Service Names

Service Name (registry): w3svc
Display Name: World Wide Web Publishing

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service World Wide Web Publishing needs to function properly:

What other service require World Wide Web Publishing to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Provides Web connectivity and administration through the Internet Information Services snap-in.

Additional Information

This feature is not available on Windows XP Home or installed by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to under Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select Internet Information Services (IIS) > Details button > Check “World Wide Web Service”. Used for setting up a local web server. If you do not need this function, leave it uninstalled, mainly because this service requires IIS Admin to be running and IIS has been “popular” for crackers to break.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
XP MCE 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Pro Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): w3svc
Display Name: World Wide Web Publishing

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service World Wide Web Publishing needs to function properly:

What other service require World Wide Web Publishing to function properly:

  • None (M, P, T)

Additional Reading

None at this time.