IIS not starting

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Updated onJune 15, 2017

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When restarting IIS on server, you get message/warning as below.

The IIS Admin Service or the World Wide Web Publishing Service, or a service dependent on them failed to start. The service, or dependent services, may had an error during its startup or may be disabled.

Access server as administrator. Click on Start >> Run >> Type “services.msc” >> Hit Enter
Find for service named World Wide Web Publishing Service & IIS Admin Service.  Right click on it and Start. You have to Start/Restart both the services. Try restarting IIS now.

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