Category - Web Servers

Microsoft Personal Web Server (PWS) is a scaled-down web server software for Windows operating systems. It has fewer features than Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and its functions have been superseded by IIS and Visual Studio.

We have discovered 1,162 live website that are using PWS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PWS 1,162 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #32
Market share in Web Servers <0.1%
Most popular version 8.3.1

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PWS usage. (See PWS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PWS +10
Websites that dropped PWS -56
Websites that changed version of PWS 3

Distribution by websites popularity

PWS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 7 websites
Top 100k sites 23 websites
Top 1m sites 187 websites

Websites utilizing PWS

Top websites that use PWS

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1,201 United States of America 2,080 South Korea 4,271 United States of America 5,404 United States of America 6,019 United States of America 7,947
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Market Share

PWS market share within the Web Servers category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Technology Information


(Ordered by popularity)
  • 8.3.1 (99.40%)
  • 8.3.2 (0.60%)

PWS often used together with

Category - PaaS.
QUANTIL Hosting is used together with PWS on 1,036 domains. Total 3,706 domains found using QUANTIL Hosting
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PWS on 819 domains. Total 8,085,874 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PWS on 758 domains. Total 6,112,271 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with PWS on 695 domains. Total 5,073,584 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with PWS on 614 domains. Total 4,119,980 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Certificate Authority.
DigiCert is used together with PWS on 582 domains. Total 393,882 domains found using DigiCert

Alternative Technologies

Allegro RomPager: Total 12 domains found using Allegro RomPager
Amazon EC2: Total 31,880 domains found using Amazon EC2
AOLserver: Total 74 domains found using AOLserver
Apache: Total 3,726,942 domains found using Apache
Apache Tomcat: Total 31,087 domains found using Apache Tomcat
ATS: Total 17,239 domains found using ATS
Apple Http Server: Total 132 domains found using Apple Http Server
BaseHTTP: Total 67 domains found using BaseHTTP
Boa: Total 34 domains found using Boa
bytex: Total 77 domains found using bytex