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I am trying to get rid of IIS 7.5 so that I can use WAMP, because I have to write an app that uses a MySQL database (ugh, if I have to I suppose I can use one of my web servers).

I've uninstalled IIS express in control panel, and I've also removed IIS from the installed windows services.

I am running Windows 7 and my localhost is still giving me the IIS welcome page. How do I fix this?

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Why not just run IIS or Apache on a different port? –  user3463 Jul 4 '12 at 22:12
    
How would I change that? –  Andrew Alexander Jul 4 '12 at 22:17
    
You've definitely removed IIS from the Programs and Features section? Maybe you're looking at a cached copy of the page, tried clearing your cache? Also try a netstat -ao to see if anything is listening on port 80 –  Chris McKeown Jul 4 '12 at 22:54
    
You can change Apache's default port by editing the config file. IIS is a little trickier because you use the UI to do so, but there are many resources accessible through a search engine to aid you. I brought it up as a possibility because you seem to be using a hammer to solve a problem that needs a screwdriver (if you'll pardon the metaphor). –  user3463 Jul 4 '12 at 22:58
    
0:0:0:0 is listening to 80 –  Andrew Alexander Jul 4 '12 at 23:11
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