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How to reset IIS with the IIS Reset command

You may need to restart Internet Information Services (IIS) before certain configuration changes take effect, or when applications become unavailable. Often, the first step in troubleshooting issues with your website is to restart IIS. Follow the instructions below to restart IIS.

  1. 1. From the Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type cmd, and click OK.
  3. At the command prompt, type iisreset /stop. IIS will attempt to stop all services and will return confirmation once all services have been stopped.
  4. At the command prompt, type iisreset /start. 
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