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Discussion Board Web Part items' URLs wrong after WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 migration

I recently migrated from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 without any website-breaking changes. The only issue I've run into so far is that the URL for two Discussion Board Web Parts on the ...
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Outlook Distribution List and WSS 3

Having a devil of a time figuring out definitively whether Outlook Distribution Lists can be saved within a Contact list under Sharepoint. Here's the scenario: Server runs WSS 3.0. Workstation runs ...
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Sharepoint 2010: In external application need to get all sites with write permission for logged in user. [C++]

In my external application I need to find all sites with write permission for logged in user. I am using Web Services. Is there any web service available for this task? Or can I send a Query and get ...
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Converting a Publishing Page site template to a WSS-compatible template

I am in the process of determining whether a couple of sites can be moved from a full MOSS server to a free WSS server. The current process has been to turn off all known MOSS-only features, export ...
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How to check if a page is ghosted

We are trying to resolve some performance issues at a remote site. One thing that we suspect could be causing the performance problem is page ghosting. Is there some way to see if the pages that are ...
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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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WSS 3.0 Uninstall SP 2

Is there any guidance on how to safely rip out service pack 2 for SharePoint Services 3.0? It appears to be causing some problems with designer-based WFs that are self-referencing.
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How to install a new font in SharePoint?

I have a new font to be installed on Sharepoint? Can someone guide me how to do it?
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How to change the Master Page URL?

How to change the sub-site master page URL while creating it (sub-site) ? By default, it uses "default.master" is on its "master page gallery" list, want to change the master page url in such a way ...
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Can Sharepoint know what applications you have installed?

When I am accessing a WSS3.0 site from a certain PC I use the actions view on a list and can see options like export to excel, open in access, create a visio diagram. If I do the same thing from ...
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Where can I download WSS3 with Service Pack 1 (x64)?

Does anyone know if it's possible to download 64 bit WSS3 with Service Pack 1. All the downloads I have found are for SP2 but I need SP1. My production environment runs SP1 and this can't be upgraded ...
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Split database of a specific SharePoint List

I need to split the database used for a specific SharePoint list. The reason is that the list has become too large with 1500+ items & now its affecting the performance. Is it possible to split ...
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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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How to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND Condition

I have search and see the way how to write CAML Query with 3 AND conditions. However, I am not sure how to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND conditions may be with 4 or 5 AND conditions. Can any ...
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Custom List Form Webparts Not Saving if jQuery manipulates the field

I have a dropdown box on a custom webpart and I am initially filling it out with server side c# code in the createchildcontrols section. I wanted to cascade the dropdown to fill out another dropdown. ...
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Quick Launch link pointing nowhere

I have a really odd problem. there's a link to a custom list on the Quick Launch which points to nowhere. the content which it is pointing to isn't listed on the "All Items" page, either. How could I ...
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Is there any way to show video in a web part on WSS 3.0?

Is there any ready to use webpart that can be imported to a WSS 3.0 site, in order to view video embedded on website, with no extra coding or server changes?
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Which is the best OS for WSS 3.0

Hi Which Server OS I should go for ? 2003 or 2008? for WSS 3.0 I will be migrating to MOSS 2007 in December thx -saumil
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Calling a web service under the WSS virtual directory gets 401 unauthorized

I have a simple web service that is in a virtual directory under a WSS 3.0 web app virtual directory. If I log on to the box and use IE to execute the web service it works. If I write a web part it ...
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Installing WSS multi-server web farm in DMZ with no AD

We want to setup a WSS (not MOSS) web farm in a DMZ without Active Directory. We're envisioning two WFEs and a separate SQL server for the databases. We've already got the first WFE and SQL Server ...
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How to retrieve documents from list?

I created a simple Custom List in WSS3. I also created a Document Library with an additional column field which is a lookup to the Custom List that I created before. Now when I am on the Custom List ...
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recover a deleted site

A user with total control permission accidentally deleted the site he was working on. This site doesn't appear on the user's thrash bin or deleted from it. How can it be recovered without resorting to ...
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Performance when SP site collection contains many large files

We have a client that uploads many large files to the site 10MB++ What I am wondering is are there any maintenance jobs that we could run on SP or SQL server to improve the performance? Or any way ...
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Custom Timer Job Throwing Exceptions

I have written a custom timer job, created a feature, and written a feature receiver to install and uninstall the Timer Job in the web app on Activate/Deactivate. The custom job roughly follows the ...
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Easiest way to use skype within Sharepoint? [closed]

Which is the easiest way to use Skype within Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) I mean How to integrate it? I mean when I see a sharepoint username...i want it show skype status also. Is it possible? Any ideas? ...
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Employee Leave Balances

How can I use the Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management template to keep track of everyone's balances. Say an employee had 15 days of leave available on May 1. For each day of vacation ...
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sharepoint 2007 webpart question

I created a user control in visual studio I want to deploy to sharepoint 2007. This is my first one and I created the project using the repository pattern and POCO. Does sharepoint support this type ...
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Recovering Test farm after failed SP3 updating

Last week I tried to update our test wss 3.0 farm from SP2 to SP3 in order to use the Permissions reporting tool that came along with the Sharepoint Administration Kit. However, the update failed and ...
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Visio services in WSS 3.0

Do we have Visio services in WSS 3.0 ? I mean, do WSS 3.0 provide any kind of support for VISIO ?
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how to open another browser instance or tab from within a page viewer web part

I made a simple graphical object in Microsoft Excel 2007; I saved it as as web page and uploaded it to a document library. Thereafter, I used a page viewer web part to show my page. However, whenever ...
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Error: System.Net.WebException: The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized

I am very new to SharePoint and Development in ASP.net. And I am stuck on probably something very small. I created a VPC with WSS 3.0, SharePoint 2007, Windows Server 2008. (I followed TechNet's ...
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Copying Content from a WSS 3.0 Site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

We are in the process of migrating from one Team Foundation Server instance which was using WSS 3.0 to a new instance running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. We have quite a bit of content in the various ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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How to migrate custom list forms

We have several lists in our WSS 3.0 environment where NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx and DisplayForm.aspx are customized via SharePoint Designer 2007. Now we plan to upgrade to SharePoint Foundation ...
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How do I allow user to edit title of Folder in Document Library?

How can I allow a user to edit the Title of folder separately from the folder's name? I've done it by accident, messing with the content types. I found that I could add a custom content type that ...
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Can I access Documents in a Sharepoint Library from a UNC path?

I work for a firm of Solicitors and we store all our Client Care Letters and Terms and Conditions in our Office Manual on our Intranet. It's a Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 site. People have to ...
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Blew up my WSS 3.0 server - need help

I tried to Extend Web Application on our WSS 3.0 server and I'm getting 'Service Unavailable' for both new URL and the old/previously working one. (I have done the same process on SharePoint 2010 ...
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AD groups with upper-case letters are all lower-case if added in wss

we are running an wss 3.0 connected to AD. New Users were directly given permissions to subsites/lists by adding them to the permission list in sharepoint. The users are already in AD security groups ...
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Crawling wss3 site from SP2010 standard using STS3 url

I'm bringing up a SP 2010 standard instance and want to configure it to crawl the old WSS3 site collection until the migration is done. I understand that the proper method is to use the STS3 urls ...
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Auto populating columns within a list?

First time user & poster here. A friend recommended me to this site for a question I have in relation to populating columns within a list. Hopefully I can explain it properly and someone could ...
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Migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

I need to upgrade my existing WSS 3.0 environment to SharePoint 2010. I need to know that whether jumping directly to SP 2010 is possible ? If yes, Can ypu please list the process of migration? ...
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How to append due date to a list in Sharepoint?

How to append due date to a list in Sharepoint? I have a list in WSS 3.0 where many people work on a particular task. So Due Date goes on changing frequently. But I need to keep a record of Due ...
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Theme gif not cached

We have a site running on wss 3.0, in a cluster with a hardware load balancer. The site is NOT https. All clients are running IE6. About 60% of the traffic is for a single gif ...
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Hide/Show a DIV

I spend all the morning in searching how to hide/show a DIV by clicking on a link. I'm using SharePoint 3.0 and I have a list of items, and inside the body field (Multiple lines of text - Enhanced ...
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What should be server bandwidth speed of for WSS 3.0?

Can someone please suggest on recommended internet speed of a VPS for Sharepoint (WSS3.0) usage with 1000 users database and 100 users online at any given point of time? Is 24 MBPS uplink enough? ...
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Should WSS 3.0 be on Shared or Independant server?

Are there any conflicts if my WSS 3.0 environment is on shared server which has other sites like Joomla etc? Or I should go for Independent server? Which is the best option? Appreciate all the help! ...
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Cancel Site Delete

I need to take a backup of sitecollection whenever user tried to delete it. I am using SiteDeleting(SPWebEventProperties properties) event for this. One constraint is, i need to cancel the delete if ...
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Can't move or access WSS Central Admin

We have several WSS Servers: WSS1 WSS2 WSS3 WSS4 SharePoint thinks that Central Administration is on WSS3 and that it can be access via SSL on port 22641. The problem is that central ...
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Pressing back button after viewing a PDF file, gives page expired error

When we open a PDF in the browser from a document library, and then press the back button we get page expired. One possible solution we have found is to open the PDF in adobe reader, as per this ...
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Is Forefront v10 compatible with SharePoint Foundation 2010

We're using WSS 3.0 with ForeFront v10, and looking to upgrade SharePoint to Foundation 2010. From looking at the Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Forefront it seems to imply that ...