I've used IIS 5 for my localhost site awhile ago. I found that reinstalling windows usually helped, but this became unfeasable as it was also my main box. I'm running windows 2k.
Have you tried rebooting the machine before uninstalling and reinstalling (I sometimes find better success with fixing a prob by rebooting, then reinstalling then rebooting)? I'm not an IIS expert, but I did some experimenting with it while looking to set up a LAN site. I also havent messed with IIS in several months so I may be a little off.
I'm sure you prolly dont want to hear this, but I'd go download apache 2 if all else fails.
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