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Fix for "Websites cannot be started unless both the Windows Activation Service (WAS) and the World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) are running, Both services are currently stopped"

Sometimes after iisreset, it is possible to see the following exception.

In order to fix it; just run the Command Prompt as Administrator and type the following script to fix it;

C:\WINDOWS\system32>net start w3svc

This should fix your problem.

IIS Exception:

"Websites cannot be started unless both the Windows Activation Service (WAS) and the World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) are running, Both services are currently stopped"