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I have installed xampp server on Window Vista. The default port no 80 is running for IIS. I need to stop IIS Service and start the Xampp sevice for port no 80.

Currently I am running my xampp server by changing the port no in httpd.conf file.

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You want to disable iis permanently, or be able to switch between the two quick and easy? – Mark Henderson Aug 29 '09 at 11:39
yes. every time my system starts IIS service is started for port no 80. I need to start the xampp service on port 80. how can i stop or change iis port 80? – Paulraj Aug 29 '09 at 12:06
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In the services control panel, set IIS to "start manually", and if you want XAMPP to start automatically, set it to start at boot.

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You can set the IIS service to "start manually", you can uninstall IIS from your computer, or you can change the port settings for the Default Web Site and any other sites you have set up on your computer via IIS.

Launch the IIS Manager console (Win-R, C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\iis.msc) and expand your server (it's your computer name) in the Connections panel on the left. In the expanded tree, select "Sites", which will list all the sites set up in IIS. Chances are you'll just have one, named "Default Web Site".

Select the website from the list in the main pane, then click "Bindings..." in the Actions panel on the right-hand side of the IIS Manager. This will bring up a dialog box showing which methods can be used to view the website and how. You'll want to select the one with "80" in the Port column, and then click Remove. Close the dialog, and the site will no longer be accessible via port 80.

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