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 It has fewer features than Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and its functions have been superseded by IIS and Visual Studio.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 1,500 live websites that are using PWS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PWS 1,500 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #37
Market share in Web Servers <0.1%
Most popular version 8

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PWS usage. (See PWS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PWS +16
Websites that dropped PWS -44

Distribution by websites popularity

PWS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 5 websites
Top 100k sites 19 websites
Top 1m sites 155 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 United States of America 6,019 United States of America 7,947 United States of America 8,283 United States of America 11,765
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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 (3 subversions, 1,473 domains)

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