How to Install IIS on Windows 10

If you’re going to setup a local development environment on Windows 10, you’ll probably want to install IIS (Internet Information Services).

In Windows 10 IIS is considered a Windows Feature and is disabled by default, so to install it you will need to enable it through Windows.

Installing IIS

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box, enter appwiz.cpl and click OK.
    iis_run
  2. This will open the Program and Features Control Panel, from here click Turn Windows Features On or Off.
    IIS Program
  3. Check Internet Information Services.
    IIS Features
  4. Expand Internet Information Service to explorer and enable any addition sub-components you may require e.g.:
    IIS Features
  5. Click OK to apply your changes.
  6. IIS should now be installed.
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