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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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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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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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SharePoint Setup Account (SP_Install) really necessary?

We’ve all been there assigning all accounts to install SharePoint. Specifically we use a setup account (SP_Install) and a farm administrator account (SP_Farm). When we install signed in to the server ...
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SharePoint 2013 Foundation psconfig fails

I need your help regarding one weird issue. I have two 2012 Datacenter WinServers acting like WFE & APP and one separate 2012 SQL Server for databases with instance, alias, properly enabled TCP/IP ...
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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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Sharepoint Server 2013 installation: why ArpWrite action fails?

Installation of prerequisites for Sharepoint 2013 server x64 (on Windows Server 2008R2, 12-core physical server) succeeded, but Sharepoint breaks installation and installation rollbacks on the ...
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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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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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Do I need an Install account and an Admin account? Why?

I have read various places that it's best practice to never use your Install account for anything except installation and applying patches. I've also read you should not use your farm account or any ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Prerequisites installation failed: using Auto installer

In the time of installing SharePoint 2013 continues to fail when running the Prerequisite Installer. It saying to update my operating system. But it is already updated till 02.03.2016(windows server ...
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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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Error in configuration wizard of Sharepoint 2016

I have installed sharepoint 2016 on windows server 2012 R2, installation is completed successful. but in configuration wizards it shows wired errors like in screen shot. after so many uninstall and ...
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Install SharePoint 2010 SP1 before or after running configuration wizard

Completely new standalone installation of SharePoint 2010. I'm currently at the "Run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard" checkbox. Should I a) install the SP1 before configuration or b) ...
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Configure a new SharePoint install with existing databases

I'm trying to "clone" my company's SharePoint installation in order to run some experiments. The system is run on a virtual machine, but for some reason the VM will only work in the system were it is ...
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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 Installation location

I'm new to the administrator field with sharepoint and am learning the ropes on the installation of the product. Question about the File Location option that is availible when you are running through ...
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Unable to install Application Server Role

When I try to install Sharepoint 2013 on a new Windows 2012 R2 server, I encounter the following error with the Product Preparation Tool: Unable to install Application Server Role I followed a ...
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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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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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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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Installing Sharepoint Development Environment on Windows 8 Professional Edition?

Has anyone ever tried installing SharePoint 2010/2013 on Windows 8 Pro Edition? I am requesting for any suggestions. Should I create a VM using Hyper-V and install there or can I install it on ...
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How do I disable\stop or enable\start Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 development machine

I used the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script to setup my Windows 7 machine for Sharepoint Development. However, I don't want the Sharepoint services hogging up CPU in the background when I'm doing ...
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Error while installing SharePoint Server 2013 after installing SharePoint Foundation 2013

I am new to the SharePoint platform. I am trying to set up my development machine. I want to install SharePoint 2013. My OS is Windows server 2008 R2, DB is SQL Server 2008 R2. After installing ...
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

I just installed SP 2013 in a test environment. I created an app pool to be used by the service applications using the Powershell command below: New_SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Default ...
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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 configure a two-tier farm

We have 4 servers available for the SharePoint Server 2010 installation. I were thinking that 2 servers will be SQL servers with SQL Server failover clustering and the other 2 to have both Web ...
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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 on Linux [Myth or truth]

Some friends told me that SharePoint beta 2013 can be installed on Linux. I replied that it is not possible as SharePoint 2013 requires IIS, but they kept affirming it can. Has anyone actually tried ...
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Should we install SP2013 on Server 2012 R2

This is a doublon of this post. But since this post was answered, windows server 2012 R2 was released, and SP2013 SP1 (re)release. We are about to set up a new SP environment for intra/extra net. ...
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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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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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How can I get Share Point 2010 to install on my Windows 7/8.1 machine?

Supposedly, Share Point 2010 can be installed on a Windows 7 machine. I have both Windows 7 and 8.1 installed on my laptop. I was able to download SharePoint Designer, and can run it, but it's rather ...
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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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How to avoid SharePoint GUIDs in its database before install

I have a new SharePoint installation to do and i really don't want to have GUIDs in the databases. What do i need to do before install to avoid this. maybe create the databases before installation or ...
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What is the Best Practise to use the managed service accounts and service accounts for staging environment?

For preparing staging environment for sharepoint 2013 what is the best practise to create managed service accounts and service accounts. Do i keep Same Managed accounts that i currently i am using ...
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SP 2013 SP1 - April 2015 CU

I just installed SP 2013 SP1 and I want to make sure latest CU is in place before I run config wizard. Will the April 2015 CU completes all the issues from SP1 to now? Are there any other CU or Hotfix ...
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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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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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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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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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Have javascript only run once at installation

I have a Sharepoint Hosted app in which I have some javascript (permission related) that only should run once. It should run only when the app is trusted by the admin that installs the app and when ...
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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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Getting “Error 1706. An installation package for the product Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 1033 Lang Pack cannot be found”

I am getting below error while installing SharePoint server 2010: Product: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 1033 Lang Pack -- Error 1706. An installation package for the product Microsoft ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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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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Install SharePoint 2010 on which servers of farm?

I was a little confused on this. Our SharePoint 2007 has SharePoint on the backend for some reason? Is this right? This leads me to believe that I need to install SharePoint 2010 on the backend/...
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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 http://sharepoint....
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Fresh SP2010 Install > Should I install Hotfixes or SP1

Just finished installing SP2010. Is it good practice to install hot-fixes or sp1 before stating with the full configuration? Is there an order I should deploy these hotfixes or sp? If yes, what all ...
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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 ...