Once you have downloaded the NT Option pack (or
better got it on CD-ROM),
start the installation by clicking on INSTALL.
If you have installed already NT SP5 or 6(a), you will get a
Select "YES " ( My system had
SP6, everything has work properly )
Accept the "End User License Agreement",
then continue with "Next"
I suggest to make a "Custom" installation, so that you
can select the details of the installation:
(the graphic below is pasted together
from multiple screen shots to show
all Components on one screen, in reality you need to scroll to
see all of them)
You should select the "Personal Web Server (PWS)"
select to "Show Subcomponents":
||If you like to install the FTP-server,
you have to place the Checkmark
on tis option, it is NOT a default
The "Online Documentation"
is extensive and very details,
as you can see on selecting to
If you do not need it, you can
save some diskcapacity by
un-selecting this option.
The locatio of the files for the WWW-server and FTP-server.
I suggest to keep the defaults.
(no idea, so) "Next"
After all these questions, finally the files are getting
||I had already Internet Explorer 5
installed on my system, which
installed a newer version of
I suggest not to overwrite any
newer files, so "No to All"
||Although the Webserver
is already running,you
may have to restart
You are ready to use your website with Personal Web-Server by
them to the www-service directory (default:
Make sure that you have a default document called DEFAULT.HTM.
Management of the Personal Web-Server
To manage the Personal Webserver, right click on the Webserver
in the taskbar:
then select "Properties" :
The "Personal Web Manager" is
identical to the Windows98 version
(please view the Windows98 page for