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I ran a IISCnfg.vbs script to import a iis config from another machine. Now I have the following issues:

  1. When I open IIS Manager it lists IIS as version 5.0 (this is a win 2003 system)
  2. I get an error message in EventViewer when I try to start IIS service. The error message is "The system cannot find the path specified".

Also there are no Websites listed under the server name. Although I think this is because the service can't be started.

I tried to restore from a backup using IIS Manager and I get the following error "The parameter is incorrect".

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Did you try to import from a Win2000 machine to Win2003? What is the exact command you ran to do the export and import? – August Aug 20 '09 at 20:03
No this is a clean Win2003 build – nuhusky Aug 20 '09 at 22:07
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Try uninstalling IIS from Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel, rebooting and then installing it again.

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wouldn't that destroy his backup of the metabase though? IIS reinstall doesn't require a reboot AFAIK. – August Aug 20 '09 at 20:05
It probably doesn't, but I'd anyway do it, just in case... – Massimo Aug 20 '09 at 20:28
Reinstalling fixed the issue. I restored my sites from a backup. – nuhusky Aug 20 '09 at 22:08

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