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Error message claims address is in use

I installed IIS 5.0 for Windows 2000. But the Web server could not be started. I got the error message: "Address in Use." The FTP and the other STMP site are ok. I changed the computer name but it does not help. Do you know how to resolve this?
Some other application is using port 80. You could change the IIS configuration to use a different port number. Or, you could stop the service or application that is using port 80. Run the command "netstat –a –o" to identify the process ID of a process listening on port 80. You can then use Task Manager or the "tasklist" command-line tool to identify the process name given the process ID.
This was first published in May 2004

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