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Is there any other way to enable compression in IIS5.1 other than using the command line?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742379.aspx

These instructions reference a Services tab that I do not have. There are some command line instructions, but I wanted to see if that was the only way.

++bonus points If I must use the command line to add compression, will the same script run on IIS6.0? That is what our site is using to be hosted.

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HTTP Compression can only be enabled for IIS on a Windows server. The option for it is not present for the IIS server running on Windows XP.

Source: http://www.cryer.co.uk/brian/windows/howto_iis_http_compression.htm

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