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I am running Windows 7 and I have installed IIS. I do not want IIS to start automatically when I turn on my computer. How do I change this? Is there a setting in IIS manager? I have looked around in the menus for one but I couldn't find and option.

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closed as off-topic by MDMarra, Ward, TheCleaner, Dave M, mdpc Oct 1 '13 at 20:09

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I would suggest that professional admins often support developers -- we all know DevOps is on the ascent at the moment. Dev's often need certain services on or off that may differ from a production deploy. –  EricB Apr 2 at 21:05

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In services.msc set World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3svc) to manual instead of automatic start.

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I was writing that LOL - just with a very small bit more detail. –  MikeBaz Mar 7 '12 at 2:42
    
If you feel like you can improve on my answer, edit away! –  MDMarra Mar 7 '12 at 2:43
    
not at all, or I would have :) I did upvote though! –  MikeBaz Mar 7 '12 at 2:45
    
OK I found "World Wide Web Publishing Service" but not W3svc. Is that the same thing? –  Rachel Richter Mar 7 '12 at 2:47
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Yes, it's the same –  MDMarra Mar 7 '12 at 2:59

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