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 It has fewer features than Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and its functions have been superseded by IIS and Visual Studio.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 1,317 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #28
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 +41
Websites that dropped PWS -12

Distribution by websites popularity

PWS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 10 websites
Top 100k sites 25 websites
Top 1m sites 224 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 4,444 United States of America 5,404
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 (99.24%)
  • 8.3.2 (0.76%)

PWS often used together with

Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PWS on 986 domains. Total 8,486,158 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PWS on 926 domains. Total 6,425,165 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with PWS on 787 domains. Total 4,203,578 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Document Standards.
X-UA-Compatible is used together with PWS on 492 domains. Total 1,945,684 domains found using X-UA-Compatible
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with PWS on 399 domains. Total 4,000,935 domains found using jQuery
Category - Programming Languages.
Java is used together with PWS on 342 domains. Total 230,126 domains found using Java

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bytex: Total 72 domains found using bytex
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Cherokee: Total 103 domains found using Cherokee
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