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How to install Sharepoint 2010 on Windows 7 - special requirements?

I have read some of the similar questions but I haven't found a solution which meets my requirements. I don't want to use the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script. It downloads trial version of software. ...
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SPS 2010 Configuration of New Installation

For the past couple of days I have been setting up a brand new SharePoint Server 2010 running on top of Server 2008. This installation is intended to be used with Active Directory and will be used as ...
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How do I create a second Central Admin in a different language on the same server?

I'm working in Sweden, and have Swedish customers. I'm native in Swedish and my customers have installed their Central Administration in Swedish too. The problem is that I'm not familiar with the ...
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Is it possible to install MOSS 2007 on Windows 7?

Is it possible to install MOSS 2007 on Windows 7? If so; how?
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WSP package stuck in retracting state

We are tring to run an update script. As part of this script we use stsadm command retractsolution and then deletesolution to remove the wsp packages. Our problem is that on the last run several of ...
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How can I tell SP installation of an existing SQL server

I wish to install SharePoint 2010 standard server but to "show" it the location of an existing SQL server, rather than have the prerquisites installation install its own sql version on the same ...
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Difference between Sharepoint Server & Sharepoint Foundation

What is the difference between Sharepoint Server & Foundation. To what I know, Sharepoint foundation is one of the editions other being Standard & Enterprise (as seen here ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation Installation Error Prerequisites

Receiving the following error on installation of Sharepoint: What action should I take please? The server is updated with latest windows updates and I have restarted a number of times. Thank ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 into Web Platform Installer [closed]

Guys, I have a great idea - ask Microsoft to include SharePoint Foundation 2010 into Web Platform Installer. It'll be very usefull for all community. I do it by twitter: ...
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SharePoint 2013 service accounts

I am getting ready to build a three-tier SP 2013 server farm and have a couple questions about the domain accounts needed. I was planning the following: sp_install sp_farm (farm acct) sp_webapp (for ...
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SharePoint2010 - install WFE & App Servers

My question is probably very stupid, but .... I have installed 2 servers with SharePoint 2010, i have created one web application. My question is: how to know if my server is a WFE or an application ...
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Install sharepoint 2010 on VM or local Windows 7 installation?

I'm faced with two options : install Sharepoint on Win 7 machine install on a Windows Server VM . Does Sharepoint 'take over' a 'Windows 7' machine once its installed ? Is there extra manual ...
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What are the implications of using a shared/default SQL Server instance vs a dedicated/named one for SP2010 DB Role?

I have a database server that hosts multiple minor databases not related to SharePoint and I want to utilize this server for a SP2010 environment database role. What are the implications of ...
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Changing from Network Service to a Domain Farm Acct

I am attempting to avoid re-installing a farm that was built very quickly using the network service acct for the set up of a single stand alone 2010 environment. The issue I am running into is the ...
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Installing SharePoint Foundation 2010 on top of Windows Small Business Server 2008

Has anyone tried to install Foundation on top of SBS 2008. The installation should be typical as for any other Windows 2008 Server but the problem is there are so much components there like Exchange ...
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Problem with Registration for SP:s Workflow 2013

Goal: Install SP Workflow 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 Problem: I have followed a guide line ...
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Reinstall SharePoint while keep all contents?

I'm working on a standalone SP server. It has some issues, we decided to reinstall SP on another machine with a separated SQL server. My question is: what's the correct procedure to do this so that we ...
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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 2013 on Windows 7

Is impossible to install SP2013 on windows 7 Client? In SP2010 there was a "excamotage" with the config.xml modified ... Is it possible also for this new version!?
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SharePoint Server 2010 and Biztalk Server on the same server or on two seperate server

I want to install BizTalk Server on the server that installed SharePoint Server. and want to know SharePoint is pre-requirement for Biztalk or not? and installation of biztalk has any difference ...
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New-SPconfigurationDatabase: Invalid Address on single SP2010 install

Can anyone please help me with this as I'm sure im missing something small. I am installing SP2010 on a Win7 Prof machine. All components on one machine. SQL2008R2 installed and all the features are ...
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Hotfix installation on SharePoint 2010 farm?

We are going to install the hotfix - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553031, would like to clarify few points. does the SharePoint & IIS services need to be stopped before installing? do need ...
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Adding WFE to farm?

I am on step 2 installing SP on App/CA server. Do I need to install the whole sp thing on WFE if I want to add a WFE. Or What is the correct approach?
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Why does New-SPConfigurationDatabase Fail?

I am doing a Farm installation of SP 2010 in a VirtualBox instance for the purpose of local development. I am using Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2. Since the instance of SQL server is local and ...
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Brand new SP 2010 setup

I googled for SP 2010 enterprise setup with sql enterprise and got bunch of links. I would like a good legit link that has been proven to work. Can someone please provide a link that really worked and ...
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Install instructions for SharePoint 2010 SP1

I have started the install process for SharePoint 2010 SP1. The instructions I found on Microsoft stated that I should download the package and then start it. However it appears that the install ...
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Installation of SharePoint 2010

I've Googled for installing sharepoint 2010 and found that there are many versions of it - Foundation, SharePoint Server, Designer, Workspace, etc., and also there are various OS - Win Vista, Win 7 ...
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Pointing to a new database server

Our QA team cloned the VM we are using to test our sharepoint mods. Their cloned version now needs to point to the database on the new box (rather than the developer test sharepoint db). I ...
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Create a PerformancePoint Services App with custom database name via PowerShell

It seems New-SPPerformancePointServiceApplication cmdlet does not have -databaseName parameter as other cmdlets to create a service apps. I wonder if it is possible to create PerformancePoint services ...
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Running SharePoint on a Domain Controller

We are tring to test a SharePoint Solution. In order to reduce the number of servers that we use, is it possible to run a Domain Controller on the same machine as the SharePoint Web Site?
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Error on configuring AppFabric on Windows server 2012.

I'm tyring to configure AppFabric on Windows svr 2012 r2. I installed it my machine but when I try to run sharepoint 2013 prerequisites installer, it returns me a error.
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Can not restore my site collection .No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.

I want to change the URL of my team site collection, to do so i have back-up the site collection from inside the old URL, and i want to restore it to the new URL. so i did the following:- -i create ...
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How to manage future updates for my APPs and site collections

My SharePoint 2013 environments are as follow:- I have three environments; Development, staging, production. Currently I have developed an intranet for our company, on the development env, then I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Request managment Verus having a load balancer

the higher management ask me to provide a high level description about what are need in case we want to define two SharePoint servers inside the same Farm . so if one SharePoint server is down the ...
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Installing prerequisites giving me errors

I've been trying to install the prerequisites for Server 2010 but I keep getting errors in the installer.exe I've tried downloading them manually and using the arguements.txt but that didn't work. ...
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Installation of this product requires operating system supplemental language support

I'm trying to install Sharepoint foundation 2010 in a Windows 7 enviroment, following the steps of http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869%28office.14%29.aspx. But when I start the step ...
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Suggested virtual disk setting for VMWare VM used as a development environment for Sharepoint 2013

I want to set up my development environment for sharepoint 2013 on a VM; my environment specification are as follow:- • A laptop with windows 7 professional 64x • The laptop has 670 GB harddisk • ...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

I already Installed Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 in Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Data Center using Features. but When i started to install SharePoint 2013 then it gives following error. ...
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How to force standalone install?

On out-of-the-box Windows Server 2012, I installed SharePoint 2013. I was not asked any database question, and SharePoint was working fine. Then I made the server a domain controller and decided to ...
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Do we really need 24GB RAM to install SharePoint 2013 Server?

Do we really need 24GB to RAM install SharePoint 2013 Server? Can I install this in my 6GB machine, will things work as expected with limited apps activated? By the way, I am thinking of a single ...
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Installing a custom webservice

I am trying to install some (old) bespoke software which contains Sharepoint webservices. Unfortunatly I don't have the documentation for this software, if there ever was any. I have been reading up ...
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When installing a solution from 3rd-party, every step goes fine, except to activate its feature

It is deployed successfully, but when activate it, come up with this error msg: "Feature with Id '1170444c-cb9f-4409-9271-82f46a90b23a' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010

I'm encountering HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010. I ran SharePoint 2010 Central Administration at the first time and got it. I ran IISRESET but there was any changes. Also, I ...
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failed to start the database services MSSQL$Sharepoint

I am trying to install Share Point 2010 Foundation on a Win7 SP1 64-bit desktop. It installed with an error, something about Office components. When I start the SharePoint Central Admin Web App, I ...
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Sharepoint 2007 features are not available

I have installed sharepoint 2007 and configured. After finishing that. I am not able to get some of the features in central admin to name few under central admin--> operation 1. Content and ...
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Failed to create sample database (SP2010)

Env: OS: Win2008 R2 (running inside VirtualBox) RAM: 2GB Installed all available Windows Updates My fresh SP2010 prerequisites and installation went well. Later while running the SharePoint Product ...
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SP1 says “the expected version of the product was not found on the system.”

Just installed SharePoint on a brand new vm server so I can add it to the dev farm. Restarted the machine. I am trying to run sp1 from kb2460045 and getting the above error message. I have no tracking ...
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Install SP 2010 Server and Add

I would like to add additional sharepoint to my existing farm. The farm is sp1 with June 2013 CU. I just got the VM machine with windows 2008 r 2 on it. Do I need to install June 2013 CU after I ...
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Activate SharePoint 2013 App catalog

I tried to install an app on SP 2013 when I got this message: It is my developer server for a school project so I have all the privileges needed. When I Googled the problem I found this page ...