PWS/MTS installation problems

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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default PWS/MTS installation problems

    Hi, some our guys at unp (RSA) are having the same trouble installing pws (on home pc&#039;s). Near the end of the installation it give an error saying it can&#039;t update the registry with mts information (something like that). It then continues the last bit of the installation but reminds us that the mts installation was insuccessful. The pws runs ( the icon is in the sys tray) and fully functional except that it wont execute scripts, it just brings up frontpage.<BR>Can anyone help please?<BR><BR>Thanks<BR>Nick

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default RE: PWS/MTS installation problems

    when I was still on 98 my installations came up with that - i just ignored it and it worked fine<BR><BR>j

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default Here are the steps to avoid that error....

    1) Download the newest version of PWS from <BR> <BR> Yes, this is the NT 4.0 Option Pack, but it includes the version of PWS for <BR> Win95 which can be used on WinMe with the following tweaks. After <BR> downloading Download.exe, run it and select the option to download PWS for <BR> Win95. <BR><BR>2) See <BR> Download the patch and implement per the instruction in this KB article. <BR><BR>3) Important! Do a Custom install of PWS, installing only the Transaction <BR> Server component. To do this, uncheck all the options, then check <BR> Transaction Server - it will add checks to the other components needed for <BR> it, but not the Personal Web Server option. <BR><BR>4) After Setup completes and a reboot, re-run Setup and add PWS. Reboot after <BR> Setup completes. <BR><BR>5) PWS should now work. Easiest way to implement using it for local copies of <BR> your web pages is to copy the contents of the entire local folder structure <BR> of your web site to C:Inetpubwwwroot (or the folder you selected during <BR> PWS setup). To clarify, if the local copy of your web site is in <BR> D:MyWebSite, with the default start page and all sub-folders located <BR> there, you copy all the files and sub-folders, but not the D:MyWebSite <BR> folder itself. <BR><BR>6) If you are using ASP and your start page is default.asp, allow your file to <BR> overwrite the default.asp file already in C:Inetpubwwwroot. If you are <BR> using index.htm or some other start page, you need to rename the PWS <BR> default.asp file so it is not the default page for the local site. <BR><BR>7) In your web browser address bar, type... <BR><BR> Http://<BR> bring up your start page. <BR><BR>Good luck and enjoy.<BR>

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