How To Install MetaEdit 2.2 on Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000

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SUMMARY

This step-by-step article describes how to install MetaEdit 2.2 on a computer that is running Windows NT version 4.0 or Windows 2000. MetaEdit 2.2 is designed to help you administer IIS by providing an easy way to edit the IIS Metabase.

NOTE: Editing the IIS Metabase may result in damage to your IIS configuration. Be sure to edit all entries carefully.

Requirements

The following items describe the recommended hardware, software, network infrastructure, skills and knowledge, and service packs that you will need:
    • Internet Information Server 4.0
    • Internet Information Services version 5.0


Step 1: Download MetaEdit 2.2

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Mtaedt22.exe
The Mtaedt22.exe file is a downloadable, self-extracting file that contains the IIS MetaEdit 2.2 utility. After you download the MetaEdit 2.2 installation file to your hard drive, you're ready to install MetaEdit.


Step 2: Install MetaEdit 2.2

To install MetaEdit 2.2, follow these steps:
  1. Double-click the Mtaedt22.exe file that you just downloaded.
  2. Click Yes to agree with the terms of the license agreement.

    The installation process extracts the files that are contained in the Mtaedt22.exe file, and then runs an extracted Setup.exe file to install MetaEdit 2.2.
  3. When you see the dialog box that tells you to close all applications, make sure that all applications are closed, and then click OK.
  4. When the main setup process begins, accept the default installation folder or choose an alternate folder, and then click the large setup button to continue.
  5. Click Continue to add the MetaEdit shortcut to the Administrative Tools Program Group. The MetaEdit 2.2 setup process begins.

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Article ID: 301386 - Last Review: July 3, 2008 - Revision: 5.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
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