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 It has fewer features than Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and its functions have been superseded by IIS and Visual Studio.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 3,277 live websites that are using PWS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PWS 3,277 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #41
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 +154
Websites that dropped PWS -201

Distribution by websites popularity

PWS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 0 websites
Top 100k sites 55 websites
Top 1m sites 499 websites

Websites utilizing PWS

Top websites that use PWS

Domain Country Rank Contacts South Korea 14,296 United States of America 14,786 United States of America 20,303 South Korea 21,441 United States of America 22,488 United States of America 26,851
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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


  • 8 (2 subversions, 3,227 domains)

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