Web Platform Installer

MaximumASP is excited to announce the  roll out of Microsoft’s just released Web Platform Installer (Web PI)  to all of our Dedicated server and MaxV customers. So what is Web PI? It is a really cool tool Microsoft developed making it super easy to download, install and keep up-to-date with the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web Developer. Additionally, you can install popular open source ASP.NET web apps with the Web PI.

The Web PI really takes the guesswork out of dependencies for applications and where they need to be found for download. To start using it all you need to do is double click the link on your desktop.

Check out our  short 2 minute video demonstrating how easy it is to use! You can also read Microsoft’s blog announcement.

What's Inside?


Popular Web Apps

Install free popular ASP.NET and PHP web apps such as DotNetNuke and WordPress.


.NET Framework

Install the latest version of the .NET Framework. This includes everything you need to work with ASP.NET.


IIS and Extensions

Install the latest version of IIS, including latest IIS Web extensions like IIS Media Services.


SQL Server

Install the latest version of SQL Server 2008 Express. This includes both the database engine and tools.


Visual Web Developer

Install the latest version of Visual Web Developer Express, Our full featured free web development tool.


Extra and Goodies

In addition to everything above, the Web PI also includes the latest community version of PHP for Windows.