Cannot browse new IIS, not even from localhost

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http://serverfault.com – I have just setup a new IIS (Windows Server 2008) with a couple of different sites on it. However, I cannot browse any of the sites. Not even from localhost. What happens is that when I try to browse one of the sites, the browser just keeps on trying to load page, but it never gets any response at all (I have checked with Fiddler). The browser just keeps on trying to load the page forever, until I stop it. Does not seem to be a firewall issue (since there is the same behaviour from localhost [I added that binding to one of the sites to make sure it works]). I tried with a static html file to (HowTos)