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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. I'...
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SharePoint Server 2010 installation fails due to dbwrap timeout error

Installing SharePoint Server 2010 on a Windows 7 (x64) Ultimate machine. All required items have been installed. But the installation fails on dbwrap.exe time out that I find in the setup.exe file. in ...
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How to remove corrupt SharePoint 2010 installation?

Somehow the database on by dev box became corrupt and something happened to the SharePoint timer service. I have tried for several hours now to repair the farm without luck and have thus reverted to ...
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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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Can't find SharePoint Foundation 2010

I installed SharePoint Foundation 2010 on my development machine about two months ago and now I changed computers and I cannot find the installation file any more. I didn't think it would be this big ...
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SharePoint Farm containing two servers, how to configure one server to work in case the other went down

I have SharePoint 2013 server. And the customer required to have two servers inside the same farm. So in case one server went down to have the other server working. So how I can configure such a ...
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Deploying Project Server 2013

Assume that I have a current SharePoint 2013 environment, with the latest cumulative updates applied (using the Foundation + SP2013 package). Now I want to deploy Project Serve 2013 to it. What ...
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Restoring my Site collection from my development machine to my staging machine will show blank page

I have a team site collection inside my development machine; containing Apps, text, pictures, etc. So i back up the site collection from my development machine, i create a new web application inside ...
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How to “reset” Sharepoint 2010 installation

The SharePoint Development machine is a stand-alone machine that is not connected to a network. It is mainly used for the development of web parts and such. I am a well rounded .NET Developer who is ...
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Fail to configure SharePoint 2013 with sql server 2008 sp1 r2

I have installed sql server 2008 r2 sp1 and share-point 2013. then i type the following inside the SharePoint 2013 management shell to configure SharePoint to use sql server :- **cmdlet New-...
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Error Running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard

I'm encountering an error when running the SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard that setups up central admin. I'm installing SharePoint on a Windows 7 Dev Environment (OS: Enterprise SP1). The ...
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Microsoft Sharepoint Designer 2013 Preview encountered an errod during setup

I'm trying to install sharepoint designer 2013. It gives me this error without any further details. I have office 2010 32 bit installed. What is this problem about?
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Not able to access Sharepoint Central Administration

I installed Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 machine (inside VMWare). The installation was successful and by default the site was opened The site URL is something like: http://win-...
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Problem re-installing SharePoint Server 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 trial version installed on a server. Recently, I installed updates for SharePoint and these updates caused problems in my web application and site collections. I couldn'...
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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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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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Exception in SharePoint 2010 Web Service and Other Problems

everyone! I'm having problems with my SharePoint 2010 installation. I have SP1 + the August 2012 CU and I am running on Windows 7. It's a fresh installation, although I had SP installed previously on ...
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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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How I can install SharePoint server 2013 on windows server 2008 inside a VM

The system administrator in our company provided me with the following 5 ISO images including SharePoint server 2013, Visual studio 2012, Visual studio team foundation server 2012, SQL server 2008 and ...
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Which account I should use for defining “Service Account” for SharePoint products and sql server reporting during my TFS instalation

I have installed the following:- SharePoint server 2013. Visual studio professional 2012 Sql server 2008 r2 sp2 And currently I am installing visual studio team foundation server 2012, but during ...
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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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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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Is necessary to restart Server/PC while installing the sharepoint server 2013

I am new to SharePoint. I want to install SharePoint Server 2013 on my production server. I want to know during the installation of SharePoint 2013 , a server restart is required or not. Let know ...
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MOSS 2007 and 2010 on the same server

Looking to see if a MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010 farm(very small) can exist on the same same server. We have a small infrastructure and I am looking to set up an environment as such. 2010 is ...
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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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Installing SharePoint 2013 Foundation Preview

Does anyone know what I am doing wrong, I get the error below when installing the pre-requisites. It did the first round of updates then i rebooted and on the second lot of installs this came up. I've ...
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How to store documents/images/video on a different server in sharepoint 2010

Currently I'm using SharePoint 2010. The sites and sub-sites are stored on the C drive. Since, this SharePoint site is going to have a large amount of documents, images, and videos I would like to ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Installation/Upgrade Guide

In previous versions of SharePoint, I've always been able to find a one-stop-shop Microsoft Help file that provided all the neccessary details and specific steps to install or upgrade SharePoint. With ...
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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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Installation of required component pre-required modules and features for SharePoint 2010

I'v installed SharePoint many times. But today when install all of the pre required SharePoint not installed error: setup errors : unable to proceed due to the following error : windows server ...
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How to install Sharepoint 2010 using VMs?

I have 3 VMs. I want to know how can i install sharepoint using these 3 VMs. 1) SP2010Client 2) SP2010-WIN2008 3) SQL2008-WIN2008 4) password.txt
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Opening SharePoint Central Admin throws an error

I am getting the following error when trying to access my SharePoint site admin via Start > Microsoft Office Server > SharePoint Central Administration Exception Details: System....
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 preview on Windows Server 2012

I want to install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012, but it says minimum requirement is Windows Server 2008, however I am not able to try it yet, as I am having trouble with installing Network ...
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Critial Error: Site xxx does not need to be upgraded

I get this critical error once a day in the Windows Event log. The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPCreateUpgradeEvalSitesJobDefintion (ID 129be972-4ff0-...
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Connect SQL Server installed local machine with Sharepoint VM

I need to install SharePoint (Farm based installation) on VM and I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on my local machine. How can I connect both the machines so that I can use sql instance settings ...
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Installation of SQL database on local machine as opposed to Virtual machine

I have configured Virtual machine to install Sharepoint 2010. The virtual machine is configured as; a. OS: Windows Server 2008 b. Active Directory Configured (Domain Name as "DOMAINNAME" is ...
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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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Installing SharePoint 2010 enterprise into an RODC site

I've not been able to see much on the internet about this but seeing if someone has actually attempted it. I've got a situation where I need to install 2010 enterprise into an RODC site. This is a ...
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SQL Server 2008 Installation on SP 2010

I'm installing SP 2010 on Virtual Machine Windows Server 2008 R2. My Question: Is it necessary to install SQL Server 2008 (or R2) before installing Sharepoint Server 2010? Plus, when installing SQL ...
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Better OS for Sharepoint Server Installation

I have one question about Sharepoint Server 2010 installation. The server can be installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 machine (either by installing the OS, dual boot OS or using Virtual Machine) OR on ...
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Change installation directory of a SharePoint 2007 post install

I have a problematic customer who I thought was doing the right thing by installing it on a particular volume.. anyway apprarently he wants to move the SharePoint installation directories to another ...
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SharePoint 2010 Installer

Once the installer is started I can't click Install Prerequisites or Install SharePoint Foundation. The links don't work. Other links (ex. Read the Installation Guide) work fine. No messages, no ...
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Broken Web Server Extensions after moving WSS webroot

(Any\all answers to this post are assumed to begin with a "serves you right", so sarcasm is not necessary.. unless it helps you prove your point) OK, so I just installed SharePoint 2010 on our new ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Complete Install guide

I could not find any guides on the net regarding complete installation of SharePoint 2010 Foundation on vm or SharePoint 2010 Foundation with AD on vm. Here is my current progress:- 1. I've setup a ...
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“Reporting Services” missing from SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration

Ok, I am getting into SharePoint development for my company and they have an existing installation of SharePoint that runs Reporting Services in "SharePoint integrated mode". Since I'm new to ...
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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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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 ...