Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 Hangs at “Stopping IIS Admin Service”

KB ID 0000235 


Had this, this morning (On SBS 2003) saw a few posts on technet and other forums but, the given advice of “Reboot it” was not the elegant suggestion I was looking for.

exchange sp2 hangs



1. Annoyingly simple, Click Start > Run > cmd {enter}

2. Enter the following command iisreset /STOP {enter}

iis restart

3. Service Pack 2 will burst back into life and complete successfully.


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