The SharePoint Configuration Wizard is used to set up the initial configuration database and Central Administration site of the first SharePoint server, and to join additional servers to the farm.

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A failure occurred when accessing the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\WSS registry key

Something has happened to my SharePoint install. If I try to run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard I get the following error pop up: An exception of type ...
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Is there any problem in Installing Sharepoint foundation patches and CU inside sharepoint server 2013 professional

I have live & staging SharePoint servers 2013. and i have installed the November 2014 CU on both of them, then i run the product configuration wizard. now when i run the following command on both ...
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An exception of type System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException was thrown. Additional exception information: The data is invalid

I have an issue while running the SharePoint 2010 configuration Wizard. I'm getting an error while running this wizard. "Failed to create the configuration database." "An exception of type ...
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SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard - Should I use it?

Is it true that I should not use SharePoint Configuration Wizard (Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard) ? I have read old blogs, common SharePoint configuration mistakes and etc... And people are ...
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Adding new server to sharepoint 2013 farm

I have 2 tier SP farm (SP and SQL) I want to add new server(3rd) with following PowerShell script, the same error with Configuration wizard Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase -DatabaseServer ...
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Roll back Sharepoint Products Configuration

I've performed a standard installation and run the Sharepoint Products Configuration Wizard. I've realized too late that the wizard wasn't asking me for info like Central Admin Content DB name, ...
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system security error when running Sharepoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

Background: A few months ago, my company had an issue which resulted in creating a new domain, and migrating all computers and servers to the new domain, including a Sharepoint 2010 installation. At ...
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Unable to get all my SharePoint 2013 CUs installed, using windows update tool

I am facing problems in applying September and October 2014 CUs using windows update. I have the following:- SharePoint server 2013 SP1. Windows server 2008 r2. I use to have SharePoint 2013 since ...
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SharePoint configuration wizard will raise Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown

I have SharePoint 2013 server , but when i run the product configuration wizard, it raised the following error "Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was ...
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Products Configuration Wizard - Failed to register SharePoint Services

Setup: Windows Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2008 R2 SharePoint Server 2010 Last successfully installed and configured update: Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453). Current Build: ...
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About SP2013 farm configuration wizard

Once we have installed SP2013 binary and completed product configuration wizard, login to Central Admin page, it will ask you to launch the Farm Configuration Wizard. Everytime I ran it, after select ...
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"Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint

I have SharePoint server 2013 , and i run the configuration wizard, it worked successfully but at the last step i got the following error:- "Task upgrade has failed with a ...
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sharepoint 2010 products configuration wizard installation error - A site template has already been applied to this site

I'm currently attempting to install SP 2010 Products and keep encountering this error. I've never created any sites on this machine. Any inputs on how to fix this is appreciated. 08/18/2014 19:31:54 ...
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SharePoint configuration Wizard failes at step 9 - “Failed to add the service connection point for this farm”

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard. I have installed SP1 and then June 2011 CU but after installation when I tried to run the "SharePoint 2010 Products ...
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SharePoint 2013 product configuration wizard , Could not find file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\…local80\web.config'

I have SharePoint 2013 installed on windows server 2008 R2. My current build version is :- Major Minor Build Revision ----- ----- ----- -------- 15 0 4481 1005 And to upgrade my ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 Update and PSConfig Issue

Downloaded and installed the February CU for SharePoint Server 2010 (KB 2597150), all went well, until running the config wizard and it failed! So to the logs!! psconfig log: 03/17/2012 13:53:50 8 ...
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App Fabric Error in Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard

I have installed the Workflow Manager 1.0 on my Dev PC. and when I do a recommended configuration on the server. I get the following error Message: Here is the Error Log: Note: I have used the ...
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Error running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard after SP2 and July 2013 CU Update

I am having a problem upgrading my local SharePoint 2010 Development environment. I recently installed Service Pack 2 for SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453) and the SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Update Package ...
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Products Configuration Wizard: How to add local account with Complete Server type option

I am getting an error message during installation of SharePoint Server 2013. I have selected complete server option (other option is stand-alone). When I am on 'SharePoint products configuration ...
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Product Configuration Wizard Fails Step 2 of 9

I recently installed a SharePoint 2010 Server Language Pack from here. The install went smoothly and the language pack installed successfully. After completing the installation, the installation ...
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SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard giving invalid sid error?

Well I : Installed windows server 2008 R2 SP1 on vmware Virtual machine stand alone not in any domain Installed SP 2013 Pre-requisites Installed SP 2013 succefully running the configuration wizard ...
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Sharepoint product configuration failed!

I installed sharePoint 2013 successfully. But after everything being installed for no reason I changed my servername! After that nothing seems to work properly. So I renamed it back but When I ...
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Remove web server from farm to sync farm and DLL versions

I have a SharePoint 2007 farm with 4 web servers and 2 app servers. Somehow one of the web servers in my farm got updated with Service Pack 3 while other servers are still at SP2. This has updated the ...
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Config Wizard Shows Missing Patches

My farm started flashing errors in the 'Products and Patch Status' step in the Configuration Wizard and prevents the Wizard form moving ahead. However, I know that the patches are installed and ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Error [duplicate]

I have a problem in installing SharePoint foundation 2013 on my Window Server 2012 R2. When i run SharePoint Product Preparation tool , i am getting error like "the tool was unable to install ...
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Different Farm and DLL versions

I was trying to add a new Content DB to my SharePoint farm when I encountered an error The specified SPConfigurationDatabase has been upgraded to a newer version of SharePoint. Please upgrade this ...
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SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard error.Cannot start service SPUserCodeV4 on computer

I have installed SharePoint 2010 and after installing i run configuration wizard and i got below error on step 2. An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was thrown. Additional ...
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Critical error in event log after installation: Login failed for user

The following error will occur in the event log after starting my Windows Server 2012 server with SharePoint 2013 (Farm installation, not stand-alone): SQL Database 'SharePoint_Config' on SQL ...
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Failed to create configuration database during installation

I am stuck with sharepoint foundation 2010 configuration. The error is: Failed to create configuration database, An exception of system.io.filenotfoundexception was thrown This is the log ...
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“Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard” link missing for Farm Admin

I have two service accounts as below. Setup - This is part of local admin and I used this to install SharePoint Farm - This is my farm administrator and it is not part of local admin When I log in ...
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Farm configuration wizard not making “State Service”

I am trying to run Farm Configuration wizard for the first time and using it I am just installing "State Service". When I click "Next" then after a long time (probably 10 minutes) it says "Request ...
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How to configure Sharepoint 2010?

I am working on a class group project in which we have to install and configure sharepoint. I installed a Sharepoint server 2010 in the windows server 2008 R2 as a standalone server. I am connected ...
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Sharepoint Server 2010 SP1 PSConfig issue

I've download (KB 2460045) and install the sp1 for SPS2010, so far so good. To complete the process -SQL upgrade- I must run the SP2010 Products Configuration Wizard (psconfig), but in the last step a ...
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Moving the Sharepoint 2010 configuration Database to a new DB server..?

We were using the database server "OldDBServer" and have copied all the databases on the new database server "NewDBServer". Now, all the reference (like CA admin content DB, content DBs & Service ...
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No Sharepoint Configuration Wizard

I've Installed Shaerpoint 2013 Server as standalone and SQL Server 2012 on a single machine using the default Administrator account. When I went into Configuration Wizard, I can't see Sharepoint ...
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SharePoint WSS3 Configuration Wizard Error

Just upgraded WSS2 to WSS3 and the config tool errors: An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown. Additional exception ...
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Sharepoint 2010 products configuration wizard giving error

Small disclaimer: I am a n00b at Sharepoint. I am actually a developer and have just been given Sharepoint platform saying that I have to get it running properly =/ Have had no training, all my ...
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Error During Configuration Wizard on SharePoint 2010

I am able to successfully install SharePoint 2010 foundation on Windows Server 2008 SP2. However when I run the configuration wizard, it fails with the following error: Exception: ...
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Is there a definitive guide on various application pool identities and their permissions level?

Is there a definitive guide on how to configure various application pool identities in SharePoint 2010? Also, is there a way to reset all my app pools to the correct identity, in case they are all ...
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There is a duplicate 'system.web.extensions/scripting/scriptResourceHandler' section defined

I am trying to set up a new dev machine. When I run the wizard to configure SharePoint Foundation 2010 I get the error shown in the title. From searching the net I see that one proposed solution is ...
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Move databases to another server

I have tried moving all databases to another server, but I forgot to change the default database server in Central Administration. From Googling it, I found out that stsadm or psconfig could help me ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Force to use non-1433 SQL Port

In my farm, I was using the standard 1433 port for SharePoint to communicate with SQL. Our project lead came down with the order to change the SQL port to a non-standard port from 1433. I went ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard error step 2 of 10 on Windows 7

Following are the error details from the log file The ServerBindings or SecureBindings property was not found for IIS schema IIsWebServer An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was ...
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SharePoint 2010 central admin configuration wizard remotely

I'm trying to open the Configuration Wizard page in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration from a remote computer in the net, but all I get is a blank page. Are there problems opening the central ...
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Problem with configuring the farm

i have a sharepoint server, when it comes to configuring the farm, sharepoint does not accept my account for the Database Access Account, i get "The username is invalid. The account must be a valid ...
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Problem with setting Farm Account

I am currently trying to setup a farm for my fresh sharepoint installation (before i run the configuration wizard) and set a local account for the farm admin. I ran this cmd using sharepoint ...
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Impact of rerunning SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard

May I know what can be the impact of rerunning SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard? Would I lose any data or the entire central administration 2010? Please let me know what can be the impact since I ...
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SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard error

The error reads as ok now it clearly states that there is already an iis website of that name but i'm not able toaccess it. what it means is that when i'm trying to find the website on inetmgr.exe ...
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Central Administration provisioning fails with System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException

I recently uninstalled MOSS 2007 from my development server and am trying to reinstall it. However I get an error during Step 6 of the post-install Configuration Wizard, and this causes the ...