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 It has fewer features than Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and its functions have been superseded by IIS and Visual Studio.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using PWS 1,289 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 +95
Websites that dropped PWS -31

Distribution by websites popularity

PWS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 9 websites
Top 100k sites 24 websites
Top 1m sites 210 websites

Websites utilizing PWS

Top websites that use PWS

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1,201 United States of America 1,796 United States of America 2,080 South Korea 4,271 United States of America 5,404 United States of America 6,019
See full domain list

Market Share

PWS market share within the Web Servers category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Technology Information

Versions (by popularity)

  • 8.3.1 (99.22%)
  • 8.3.2 (0.78%)

PWS often used together with

Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PWS on 977 domains. Total 8,853,308 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PWS on 919 domains. Total 6,741,983 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with PWS on 820 domains. Total 5,033,722 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with PWS on 778 domains. Total 4,452,760 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with PWS on 711 domains. Total 3,705,311 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Document Standards.
X-UA-Compatible is used together with PWS on 556 domains. Total 2,380,267 domains found using X-UA-Compatible

Alternative Technologies

Amazon EC2: Total 34,068 domains found using Amazon EC2
AOLserver: Total 88 domains found using AOLserver
Apache: Total 3,886,540 domains found using Apache
Apache Tomcat: Total 24,464 domains found using Apache Tomcat
ATS: Total 18,617 domains found using ATS
Apple Http Server: Total 126 domains found using Apple Http Server
bytex: Total 74 domains found using bytex
Caddy: Total 6,655 domains found using Caddy
Centminmod: Total 4,013 domains found using Centminmod
Cherokee: Total 109 domains found using Cherokee