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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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Open txt file in Notepad from SharePoint

We are using WSS 3.0. We have a webpart that shows a list of documents in a document library. If we click on a MS Word file with a doc extension, it opens in MS Word. However, if we click on a text ...
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Search/change URL in Page Viewer Web part (WSS 3.0)

I have a Project Web Access site collection that contains at least 100 pages (out of several thousand) where Page Viewer web parts are targeted to a URL that is no longer valid. The URLs have changed ...
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Move documents from a SharePoint services 3.0 site to a SharePoint 2010 site with the document version history

We are currently looking into migrating our existing document library that is using SharePoint services 3.0 to a SharePoint 2010 document library setup within TFS. Is there any possible way to move ...
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Taking stock of customised permissions in WSS3

We're taking over a WSS 3 site for a customer and it seems they have tremendously customised permissions throughout the site. Folders at random locations will have inheritance disabled and customised ...
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copy SharePoint file including version history in Windows SharePoint Service 3.0

Is there a way to COPY a SharePoint file including its version history from the Windows SharePoint Service 3.0? I have a file I want to copy but it did not carry over all previous version histories ...
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Method not allowed (405) when deploying sharepoint 2007 (wss 3.0) solution from visual studio 2008

I am trying to set up a Windows 7/ Sharepoint 2007 (WSS) / Visual Studio 2008 box. Sharepoint is installed and running fine. I open VS2008 and create a Sharepoint Blank Site. I then try to deploy ...
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Login Prompt does not have focus (hidden behind browser window)

I am working in WSS 3.0, our customers all have IE8. When prompted for a login, especially when opening a document from a document library, the login prompt is hidden behind the browser window. Is ...
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Central Admin CSS is messed up after upgrade to SharePoint 2010

I have just finished upgrading to SharePoint 2010 but my central admin doesnt have any pictures. It looks like the CSS is messed up. Any ideas? Many thanks
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Context menu: Actions don't work with IE 8

I am using WSS 3.0 When I hover over an item (i.e document) and click the down arrow, the drop down menu appears (ie. View Properties, Edit Properties, Delete, etc.) but actions only work in ...
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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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WSS3.0 Workflow timer job overloading server?

Everytime I enable the workflow timer job in central admin, our server cpu spikes to 100% and never drops. I have not added any new workflows, is there anyway to figure out which workflow could be ...
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How do I restore a WSS3 Site with just the Content DB?

I am dealing with a system crash where I had a WSS3 site in a DMZ with a SQL2005 server remote (inside the Domain). The Web Server and the SQL server both were taken out is a system failure. I was ...
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Is this possible with CAML query?

I want to filter the lookup based on the value of the previous field. I have two tables one contains the category and related items. the other is one the sales staff will use to make data entries. ...
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Is it possible to set multiple default values for a checkbox?

We have a days of the week working pattern that the user can select any of Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu and Fri from, so the list has a Choice with multiple values allowed. Ok can set the default value to Mon ...
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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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Can't open non office application files using IE

I have non office application files like images, txt files and if I try to view them in IE11, it redirects me to login screen. Now there are two interesting things regarding that: 1) There is no ...
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WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundation 2010: Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues

I am running the pre upgrade checklist for WSS 3.0, and I get the following Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues: I have run the Sharepoint Cleanup Tool it found some invalid things and we removed ...
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Updating WSS 3.0 from 12.0.6425.1000 to SP3 and beyond?

I am trying to update my install of WSS 3.0 (installed on Server 2008 R2 x64) to the newest version I can find, I am currently on 12.0.6425.1000. I went and downloaded SP3, however when I run try to ...
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Migrating to new sharepoint and merging new changes in content database

We need to migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2013, as I understand there is no direct way to do this in single step, so we need to migrate first to 2010, then to 2013. As long as our content database ...
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Usage reporting for WSS 3.0

I want to rollup statistics on site usage, but all I have is WSS 3.0. This will be a one-time task, so I don't want over-think it too much. I am currently collecting usage data. Is that information ...
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Remove Sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField Focus on application page

I have an application page with a bunch of asp textbox controls and then a sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField control. When the page loads it will always set focus to the RadioButtonChoiceField is ...
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Conditionally hide/require form column based on radio buttons

I'm sure it's been asked a million times, but after hours of searching and messing around I have been unable to find a solution...Hopefully someone here can help me? I have a SharePoint list that has ...
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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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Viewing PDF in Page Viewer Web Part in WSS 3.0, users are prompted to download, open or save

Currently using WSS 3.0 and I am using page viewer web part to display a PDF file though when the page loads, users are prompted with the file download box to open or save the file. Running Internet ...
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I can send email to wss 3.0 document library inside my domain but cant send email from outside Please Help!

I have Windows server 2008 r2 box with wss 3.0 installed. I recently activated incoming email. First i installed SMTP Service in my server. After that i went to central admin-->operations-->Topology ...
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Connecting to InfoPath with UserGroup web service - “Unable to create a schema”

Using: InfoPath 2003, SharePoint 2007 WSS I've tried Googling the problem and got nothing helpful, and this is my first time trying to use a web service to connect InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear ...
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WSS 3.0 - Linked to item edit menu

Is the following solution applicable on WSS 3.0 with SharePoint Designer 2007? Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column When I open the AllItems.aspx I find the ViewFields ...
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Character limit on Title column

I would like to know if there is a way to increase the character limit of 255 chars on the Title column of a list. If not, is there any way to bypass the Title (is a required field by default) and ...
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Invalid viewstate - Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

All users in a department have issues searching the Knowledge Base and I'm on a different SharePoint site and I see similar issues. Error they get is as follows and I see something similar with farm ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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WSS 3.0 multiple alert templates

we have a running Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) for two customers. So our sharepoint layout looks like this: https://ourcompany.com/client1/sites and https://ourcompany.com/client2/sites One of our clients ...
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Unable to add users to a sharepoint site

I'm not able to add a small selection of users to a sharepoint site on Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 and when I click on address book the users aren't seen. I have tried putting in email address, ...
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What are the client side requirements to enable the “upload multiple files” link?

What are the client side requirements to enable the "upload multiple files" link? I'm using WSS 3.0. Also using FBA, not sure if that matters. It "works on my machine", but not for some other ...
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The start address cannot be crawled

Getting the following on my WSS3 server. The server was renamed from GIMEL2 to GIMEL, and I ran stsadm -o renameserver. The search is running great, just want to remove this error The start address ...
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How to move WSS including additional products?

Unfortunately for me, I need to move a WSS3 instance to a new machine. Also unfortunately, it includes 3rd party products that I may or may not be able to locate the install files for. Is there a way ...
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Prevent User saving excel document back to Sharepoint

I have users on Excel 2010 and they are accessing a sharepoint site using Sharepoint Services 3.0 and clicking on the excel document and the default behaviour is to save this back to sharepoint rather ...
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Redirect On Finish Button On WSS Survey

I am trying to redirect to another page when a user finishes a Survey in WSS. I tried to redirect using JS in the PreSaveAction() function but that did not work. Any ideas?
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Uploading files to SharePoint containing the ampersand character

I'm trying to upload files and folders to a library using SharePoint Designer 2007 (on a WSS 3.0 SharePoint site). It's giving me an error when I try to upload empty folders or folders that have an ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 always opens login.aspx when trying to edit custom page

I am new in sharepoint so this might be a stupid question but why when I try to edit any of my pages in sharepoint designer 2007 by going to "page" and "edit with sharepoint designer 2007" it always ...
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Filter List for DateTime using CAML against Calculated Field

In WSS 3.0, I have a list with a Calculated Field, 'MaxDate'. It gets the greater of two other dates, Notional Date and Override Date. I am trying (and failing) to build a CAML query to get all items ...
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WSS 3.0 - Add directory as document library

I would like to ask if its possible to use a directory (located on the same server WSS is installed to) as a new document library. I know I can create a new library, open it in Windows Explorer and ...
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Looking for Wss 3.0 vhd

i am looking for PRE-Configured VHD for WSS 3.0 please. I have been looking on google but not able to find any, so if anyone knows please let me know here.
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Stop users with contributor rights from deleting documents

We have a wss 3.0 site that has a document library based on a custom list definition. We would like to block users that have contributor rights from deleting documents, what is the best way of doing ...
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Update to Service Pack 3 failed - PostSetupConfigurationTaskException

We have a wss 3.0 development farm in product version 12.0.0.6421, which means it is updated up to Service Pack 2. When trying to install Service Pack 3 for wss the following error shows up: "An ...
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Debugging custom membership provider - An unexpected error has occurred.

I used this video tutorial to get started and created a custom membership provider: http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/BomBom/Building-your-own-MemberShipProvider-in-ASPNET-20-and-use-it-in-SharePoint ...
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custom document library web part with shared documents

I've been struggling a lot to create custom web part that looks similar to "Document library" in share point. I've tried several approaches but finally figured out it. Here's my piece of code: // ...
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List users in SharePoint group running as system

This works as local administrator only, but I'm trying to figure out how I can make it work with NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. It starts spitting out group members but fails with access denied on a specific ...
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The web application at [url] could not be found

Any ideas on the error below? This happens when I try to search for content on my WSS 3.0 site. ERROR " The web application at [url] could not be found. Verify that you have typed the url ...