A few more steps, including (perhaps?) getting the IIS server to send out e-mail as you’d expect WP to do from time to time.
And here’s a piece of software that claims to do the trick, up to date as of WP 2.2, which bodes well.
Note to self: Add this to the list of things to try in order to get WP running on an IIS server.
Give Pages in WordPress their own category structure.
This isn’t the issue I’ve been having, but it could be a clue, FWIW.
A good category’s worth of posts about using WordPress for more magazine-style layouts.
More WordPress permalink manipulation than you need, but I have a few uses for it.
A WordPress plugin to let users login in a no-refresh AJAXy manner, a la Digg and friends.
A third way to change the login screen, this one involving actual code and not just Photoshop. Basically, this is what you need to create your own style hooks for the whole page and do what you want with them.