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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?

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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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