Prevent Skype using port 80 and causing IIS to throw a HRESULT: 0x80070020 Exception

If you run NETSTAT -ano in the command prompt you should be able to see the process ids and its port been used. If you trace it back port 80 will be used by Skype Desktop. Option one: Closed completely Skype or  unchecking Tools > Options… > Advanced > Connection > “Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections Option 2: Go into IIS website bindings and change the IIS port to something different. I my case this…

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IIS Versions in Windows

Version Obtained from Operating System 1.0 Included with Windows NT 3.51 SP 3 (or as a self-contained download). Windows NT Server 3.51 2.0 Included with Windows NT Server 4.0. Windows NT Server 4.0 3.0 Included with Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 3 (Internet Information Server 2.0 is automatically upgraded to Internet Information Server 3.0 during the install of SP3). Windows NT Server 4.0 4.0 Self-contained download from www.microsoft.com or the Windows NT Option Pack compact disc. Windows NT…

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The HTTP status code in IIS 7.0, IIS 7.5, and IIS 8.0

INTRODUCTION When you try to access content on a server that is running Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, 7.5, or 8.0 by using the HTTP protocol, IIS returns a numeric code that indicates the status of the response. The HTTP status code is recorded in the IIS log. Additionally, the HTTP status code may be displayed in the client browser. The HTTP status code may indicate whether a request is successful or unsuccessful. The HTTP status code may also…

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