Completely uninstall IIS

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Completely uninstall IIS

Internet Information Services of IIS role in windows server can get easily corrupted and when this happens even removal of the role doesn’t help.

There exist a very simple way through which you can completely remove IIS from your server, making it as good as it was never installed.

Follow the below steps to completely remove IIS

  • Step 1 : Open cmd as Administrator
  • Step 2 : Type below command hit enter
start /w pkgmgr /uu:IIS-WebServerRole;IIS-WebServerManagementTools;IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility;IIS-Metabase;IIS-WMICompatibility;IIS-ManagementConsole;IIS-ManagementScriptingTools;IIS-WebServer;IIS-CommonHttpFeatures;IIS-StaticContent;IIS-DefaultDocument;IIS-DirectoryBrowsing;IIS-HttpErrors;IIS-HttpRedirect;IIS-ApplicationDevelopment;IIS-ASP;IIS-ASPNET;IIS-ISAPIExtensions;IIS-ISAPIFilter;IIS-NetFxExtensibility;IIS-ServerSideIncludes;IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics;IIS-HttpLogging;IIS-HttpTracing;IIS-LoggingLibraries;IIS-RequestMonitor;IIS-Performance;IIS-HttpCompressionStatic;IIS-Security;IIS-RequestFiltering;IIS-WindowsAuthentication;WAS-WindowsActivationService;WAS-ProcessModel;WAS-NetFxEnvironment;WAS-ConfigurationAPI
  • Step 3 : When asked click “Yes” to proceed with removal and restart the server.
  • Step 4 : Delete the below folders manually after restart
C:\Program Files\PHP
C:\Program Files\MySQL

Step 5 : Restart the server

That’s all, IIS should be completely removed. You are free to install it again and configure it.

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