Microsoft Web Platform Installer 1.0

Microsoft has released since October an all-in-one installer for their web platform in an effort that copies what the open source world has had for several years which is to offer a turn-key software stack for popular platforms such as PHP, MySQL, Java, Postgres, Perl, Python and others provided by companies such as Apachefriends with XAMPP, Bitrock, and many others.

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Microsoft Web Platform

Microsoft Web Platform Installer 1.0


The Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a simple tool that installs Microsoft’s entire Web Platform, including IIS, Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition, SQL Server 2008 Express Edition and the .NET Framework. Using the Web Platform Installer’s user interface, you can choose to install either specific products or the entire Microsoft Web Platform onto your computer. The Web PI also helps keep your products up to date by always offering the latest additions to the Web Platform.

New Updates! Now supporting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, Web PI makes it easy to install and stay up-to-date with the Microsoft Web Platform. This updated release lets you install ASP.NET MVC, Visual Studio Tools for Silverlight, and much more!
System requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems are: Windows Vista RTM, Windows Vista SP1, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008.
  • You must have a live Internet connection.
  • You must have administrator privileges on your computer to run Web Platform Installer.
  • .NET 2.0 Framework
  • Supported Architectures: x86 and 64-bit