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I'm trying to install Dynamic Content Compression on IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 SP2.

Tried going to Server Management -> Roles -> Add Role -> Check Dynamic Content Compression.

Click next and it just says "Initializing installation ..." And it's been running for hours now. What should I do? I have installed Windows Updates, etc. And it still stalls.

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Have you stopped the IIS service and any other IIS hosted services before running the role update?

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It seems that it takes around 2 hours to install Dynamic Content Compression role. I left it runs and it installed correctly. All happy now. :)

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Glad you resolved this issue. Please be sure to mark your answer "accepted" when you are able. – jscott Jul 16 '12 at 10:55

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