Installation is the process of getting the software binaries onto a system.

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The tool was unable to install Microsoft “Geneva” Framework Runtime

I've installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 into a virtual machine, using VirtualBox. Now I'm trying to install the prerequisites for Sharepoint, using the "Microsoft Sharepoint Products ...
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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 Foundation 2010 installation fails in Windows Server 2008

Installing SharePoint Foundation 2010 on a Virtual Machine running Windows Server Standard or Windows Server 2008 R2 fails at the end of the installation saying that errors occurred and the log must ...
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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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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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how can we check the current SharePoint Installation type?

how can we check the installation type of a SharePoint server if it's Farm or Standalone /Foundation or MOSS
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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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Which version of SQL Server Express gets installed with Search Server Express 2010?

What exact version of SQL Server Express 2008 gets automatically installed via the standalone setup of SSE 2010? Is it just SQL Server Express 2008, SQL Server Express 2008 R2 or a special kind of ...
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What's the Official Guidance on Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7?

I would like to begin SharePoint 2010 development, and I'd prefer to do it on my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit desktop, or my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit laptop. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to ...
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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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Uninstalling PowerShell 1.0 before installing SharePoint 2010

While going through the book "Beginning SharePoint 2010 Administration", the author was discussing how to prepare for a SharePoint 2010 server installation on a Windows 2008 R2 server. In that one of ...
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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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“Failed to create sample data” while running configuration wizard

Fresh install of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise on a fresh Server 2008 R2 VM - default single-server isntallation. Installation succeeded so I ran the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard. I had to ...
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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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Any good open source tools for doing WSP installations for SharePoint 2010?

I've heard that SharePoint Solution Installer is a good one, but it only works for 2007 and the 2010 version only appears to be in the planning phase. Does anyone know of any existing tools out ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 give me HTTP 500 error

Hi I want to install sharepoint 2010 foundation on my Windows 7 machine for testing and development purposes. For that, I followed the exact steps described in MSDN under the title “ Setting Up the ...
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Installation Guidelines for SharePoint 2010 on windows 2008 R2 Server wth SQLServer

I just created a VM of Windows 2008 R2 (Standard) server and installed SQLServer 2008 Standard edition. Now before moving towards Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise I would to ask few things. i work for a ...
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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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Issues With Sharepoint 2007 installation and stsadm restore (User)

I'm used to install SharePoint with the basic option, that install SQL SERVER EXPRESS 2005 and configures almost everything, but now I need to install SharePoint using a database already installed ...
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SpEasy-PostInstall failed

When I ran SharePoint2010 EasySetup, it failed with error: New-SPSite : Cannot access the local farm. Verify that the local farm is properly configured, currently available, and that y ou have the ...
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Unable to install SharePoint 2010 SDK

Is the SharePoint 2010 SDK limited to 64 bit OS? I'm getting an error attempting to install it on my 32 bit Windows OS, unfortunately it's not a very informative one "The installation of this package ...
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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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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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The Security Token Service is not available

After a fresh install of SharePoint Server 2010 (Standalone) on Server 2008 R2 I get this warning from the Health Analyzer: "The Security Token Service is not available." The Windows Application ...
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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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How do I install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7?

How can I install SharePoint Server 2010 or any version of SharePoint on Windows 7 (64-bit)? Are there are sequence of steps to install it? Please let me know the version of the software clearly.
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 development machine installation problems

I'm having problems installing development machine for Sharepoint (Foundation) 2010. This is what I did so far on the same machine: Installed a clean Windows 7 x64 with 4GB of RAM without being part ...
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Installing WSS or MOSS on Windows XP?

I am new to SharePoint and I need to install it on standalone system. Can I do it on Windows XP? Can I install WSS or MOSS for free? Please provide me with links so I can go about installation.
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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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Issue when trying to reinstall MOSS on a single server

I am not an expert on the installation of SharePoint, but I have been trying to configure the MOSS installation on one of our DEV servers. The first problem was found when trying to set up an SSP. ...
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SPS 2010 Prerequisite installer keep downloaded files

In SharePoint 2010 there is a prerequisite installer. There are options to install the prerequisites from a local source. That's great, but is it also possible to tell the prerequitiinstaller to ...
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Installing document sets site collection feature not available

I have setup SharePoint 2010 on my local developer machine (Windows 7) so that I can use Visual Studio to make solutions. However, when I go into the "Site collection features", I do not see Document ...
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Cost of SharePoint Licenses

I'm trying to get an understanding of how much it would cost to implement MOSS 2007. I'm budgetting for an entry level server (around $7k) and using our existing SQL SAN so it is the actual SP ...
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Add a complex service as part of a feature install

I'm wondering if anyone can point me at the best practices for installing a complex service (basically, an entire web application) into SP when doing a feature install. We have an existing web ...
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Best practice for developing a WebService in SharePoint?

I've followed the following steps to build a WebService in SharePoint: Created a new project using WSPBuilder. Added a 'WebService' (Add a new web service to the layouts folder) Do a WSBBuilder ...
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Redistribute WSS 3.0 / Foundation 2010 with your custom application?

Let's say you want to build a custom ASP.NET CRM app and use SharePoint as backend document storage. Is it possible to redistribute WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Foundation 2010 along with your custom ...
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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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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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Best practice for easy deployment of multiple solutions

One of our product will consist of multiple SharePoint solutions. Now we're wondering what would be the best way to provide an easy deployment to our customers? At the moment we deploy each solution ...
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What's the best way to install SharePoint?

I've heard of people doing scripted installs of SharePoint. Is this common and how far can you take it? Can you actually build your web apps and site collections? I would like to see some examples.
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Install SharePoint package on an NLB Cluster

I am trying to test a SharePoint package installation on a VPC environment. I have set up an NLB cluster with two VPC's. One problem may be that I have only one network card configured on the ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 with SQL 2008 R2

Are there instructions for installing SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 with SQL 2008 R2? I notice that none of the installation resources thus far describe using R2. (At the time of writing R2 is at November ...