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

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SharePoint Designer encountered an error during setup

I'm trying to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, 32bit. The installation gets all the way to the end and then says "Microsoft SharePointDesigner encountered an error during setup. The file ...
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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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“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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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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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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How to get version of SharePoint 2013 installed?

How I can get the version of SharePoint that is installed on my server?
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New SharePoint Install best practices

I have scoured the internet but can't find a precise answer to what I'm looking for and wondered if anyone could help. I have been testing SharePoint 2010 on a stand alone server. Never used it ...
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my document library is not receving emails , the in-comming email setting is not working

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and i want to be able to send emails to a document library. so i did the following on our SharePoint server:- I install the SMTP service on the SharePoint server. I ...
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Sharepoint and Visio together

The company I work for is looking for a way to display our Visio diagrams to our FE's through their browsers on PC, tablets, etc. Currently they do this by exporting diagrams to HTML and they are ...
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Is it possible to run/ install sharepoint on MySQL

as in the title you can read, I wonder if it is possible to install and run SharePoint (does not matter what version) on an other SQL-Platform than Microsoft? For example: MySQL, Oracle SQL, etc. ...
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SharePoint farm installation and partitioning

I am going to be installing SP 2013 Standard in a farm config. We'll have four servers: 2 WFE/App servers, 1 SQL Server, and one app server dedicated to Search. On the SQL server, I plan on 2-3 ...
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What equipment is needed for test SharePoint environment?

I am not really experienced in SharePoint beyond managing site content. Right now we only have a live SharePoint environment with two servers, one for SQL, and the other server for everything else. ...
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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: ...
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Cumulative Updates: Are they discrete?

I was under the impression you only needed the latest CU, that they contains all previous CUs. But I was reading some about slipstreaming on Todd Klindt's blog were he says: Since the patches are ...
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order of installation

I've been trying to research the best way to approach setting up a SharePoint 2010 farm...up to the steps where i have the basic config databases and CA created but am looking towards OWA, Service ...
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Install SharePoint 2010 on Windows server 2012 OS

How to install SharePoint 2010 on the Windows server 2012 OS. Is this possible ? Any step-by-step information provided by MS?
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How to install Sharepoint

I'm a beginner and I want to install SharePoint. I have Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2013. What I should do? Do I need Windows Server to install it?
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Installing SharePoint 2013 Enterprise edition on Windows Server 2012 R2 gives error

I am trying to install SharePoint 2013 on a machine where I have Windows Server 2012 R2 OS. When I run the software prerequisites installer, it gives me an error which says that - "the tool was ...
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SharePoint two tier fault-tolerant

The time has come to install SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, but before I do I would like a 2nd opinion. My current plan is to have 4 servers - two SQL configured with AlwaysOn AG and 2 load balanced WFE ...
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Metrics to check and compare the development experience (for developers) of SharePoint installation on local servers versus Azure

We are trying to compare the development experience (for developers) on local (in-house) servers and on Windows Azure hosting. We need to identify whether having a setup locally on our servers is ...
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SharePoint install account

I have read a lot of info about creating a domain account for installing SharePoint 2013. The problem I see with this account is all the SP admins would have to know the password. If someone leaves ...
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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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Installing SharePoint std server 2010 on Windows 2008 server r2 - Guidelines

I would be installing sharepoint standard server 2010 on production and i would need some guidelines and tips especially on accounts to be used from AD. I have the following accounts all AD accounts: ...
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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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why the “In-comming email settings” is missing under the “Library settings >>Communication”

I am working on SharePoint 2013 , and i want to configure in-coming email to my custom list. so i went to "library setting >> communication section" but i can not find any link to configure the ...
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Failed to create instance of cookie value handler Error after SP 2013 SP1 Install

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server which has Windows Server 2012 R2 OS. I have configured SP 2013 with Configuration Wizard. After installing, Central Admin was created ...
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Error when installing sharepoint server 2013 with trial license

I encountered this problem when trying to install sharepoint server 2013 trial edition. Trial editions and licensed editions of Sharepoint, Project Server, and office web apps products may not be ...
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Best approach to update and apply CUs for SharePoint farm . should i manually install CU or i should use windows update

I got confused on how i should update my SharePoint 2013 farm. for example now my windows update tool mentioned that i have 4 updates for SharePoint 2013 regarding December 2014 CU. now some articles ...
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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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will installing sharepoint enterprise 2013 on windows server 2012 R2 requires more specifications compared to windows 2008 R2

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on windows server 2008 R2 many times. and now i will do my first SP 2013 installation inside windows server 2012 R2 instead of windows server 2008 R2. so i need to know if ...
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Interests of having 2 SP2013 server

I'm currently working with 3 servers in dev env. The objective is to replace the current all-in-one SP server. This is what I planned : One for SQL Database (because SQL uses a lot of RAM) One for ...
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Sharepoint installation in a farm

I have been looking for a guide or another place where there is explanation about how to install sharepoint. I have gone through a lot ow websites and I haven't found useful any of them. I am trying ...
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How to install 'OneDrive for Business' when offline (behind proxy)?

I have downloaded OneDrive for Business from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2903984 The installation fails with something like "no diskspace left or no internet connection" (500+ GB free). I am ...
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Twitter-Bootstrap 3 for SharePoint 2013 installation

I am trying to install Twitter-Bootstrap 3 on a 2013 SharePoint site. I can't seem to install it properly (Col-- class isn't recognized therefore pages aren't responsive) and I can't find any ...
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I am not able to open SharePoint Central Administrator

I have install all the Required software for SharePoint foundation 2010, VS2010, SQL Server 2008 in windows 7 64 bit, Everything install properly but when I am going to open central admin from ...
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SharePoint 2010 install after SharePoint 2013 install

I have a colleague who is setting up a test farm. He installed SP 2013 on the server, then decided he didn't want 2013 and then uninstalled 2013, then installed SP 2010. My understanding was that ...
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Windows Server Appfabric unable to install

When running the product preparations tool I get the following error: I have the following errors in the log file: Please give any suggestions, i'm using Sharepoint Foundation SP1 and Windows ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Problem with sharepoint 2013 start page after install

After installation and configuration wizard had succeeded, it requires log in, and after log in this error is displayed: Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has occurred. TECHNICAL ...
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Error installing Azure Workflow Server during 2013 install

I am attempting to install the Azure Workflow Server on a SharePoint 2013 FE box using WPI in /offline mode, but the install fails. The FE is a Win2K8R2 box and is not a DC. Here are the errors ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Adding new Web Front End. What will stop working?

I have one web server with Central Administration and all SharePoint web applications on it. I want to add new front end. Will, at any point of adding new new web front end server to existing ...