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My service for World Wide Web Publishing Service started successfully but whenever I browse to http://localhost/ I always get 502 Unknown host. Also, wampapache is installed side by side but when I stop IIS service and start wampapache from services.msc I get error and when I view it in System event log I get this error:

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
  <Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" /> 
  <EventID Qualifiers="49152">7024</EventID> 
  <TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-06-12T17:43:28.223498400Z" /> 
  <Correlation /> 
  <Execution ProcessID="456" ThreadID="3936" /> 
  <Security /> 
- <EventData>
  <Data Name="param1">wampapache</Data> 
  <Data Name="param2">%%1</Data> 

I am fed up of this error and it is driving me nuts. I feel like banging my head against the laptop. I am really serious. Without concentrating on my real application I am trying to solve this issue since 3 hours.

I google various threads and few of them said that there could be issue of Reporting Services or Skype. But I have uninstalled Skype and Reporting Services are disabled. What more should I do?

I have hosts file present in etc directory and it does have mapping for localhost to What more could I do?


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navigating to works? –  DarkCthulhu Jun 12 '11 at 17:52
Navigating to doesn't work either. –  TCM Jun 13 '11 at 2:18
Any other loopback address? etc? –  DarkCthulhu Jun 13 '11 at 5:05

1 Answer 1

Have you configured the binding in IIS manager?

Right click on your site, select 'Edit Binding', ensure as a minimal port 80 is added, host name and IP address (leave as default - All Unassigned) does not need to explicitly be defined if you are typing in localhost.

If you want to run side by side, change the port number or hostname.


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