Cant Uninstall IIS on Server 2012 R2


Cant Uninstall IIS on Server 2012 R2


Windows 8 LogoThis is straight from Microsoft’s website and it really does work, so please use this artical if you are having trouble uninstalling Web Server IIS or Application server.

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that runs Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • You have update KB2919355 and Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) installed on the computer.
  • You try to uninstall IIS.

In this scenario, the uninstallation fails. Additionally, IIS is rolled back and may not function correctly. To resolve this issue, install the update that is described in this article before uninstalling IIS.

Update information

Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system Update
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

 This is a well know issue that Microsoft has documented, so after you apply this new update you should be able to fully uninstall IIS or the application sever.


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