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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Installation Issue

I believe this issue is unique to non-domain environments I am trying to install SPF 2013 RTM in the following environment: Windows Server 2012 RTM Stand-alone installation using SQL Server ...
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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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How to install CU in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint server with the following build version, Version : 14.0.4763.1000. Under Manage Patch Status I can find the following products with the same above mentioned version, Microsoft ...
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Sharepoint Server 2010 development environment setup error

*Tears hair out* I've been following this - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869.aspx walkthrough to set up Sharepoint Server 2010 on my local machine (Windows 7 64-bit). Sharepoint ...
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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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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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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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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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Error in Installing Prerequisites of Sharepoint Server 2010

I'm installing Sharepoint Server 2010 and before that it requires prerequisites to install. It is skipping the installation of KB976462 & KB974405 (which I tried installing seprately but no luck) ...
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SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player - Step by step instructions

I am looking for detailed instructions on how to install SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player. Ideally I'd like to install additional applications on top of SharePoint, like SSRS or PerformancePoint.
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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 ...
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Tutorial to move WSS 3.0 DBs from Windows Internal to SQL 2005 Instance

I have found or have been told about a few ways to move WSS 3.0 databases from the Windows Internal Database to SQL Server 2005. As I read them, however, I find I have more questions. Two I found ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 change authentication type to Kerberos from NTLM

I have installed SharePoint 2010 Standard edition on a machine along with a VM inside of SQLServer 2008 R2 as (Tier 2) ...By default its on NTLM and classic mode authentication. When I tried ...
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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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Hosting multiple internet facing sites on a single server

Is it possible to have multiple internet facing SharePoint sites running from the same server? I.E., different domains, completely unrelated content. Bonus question: If this is possible, and I have ...