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Uploading Documents requires Active X Control so I would recommend you to use Internet Explorer with Active X control installed. The Active X control used for the multi document upload does not exist in a 64-bit version. The 64-bit Office version also does not include the 32-bit version of the active x controls. That's why it is recommend to use the 32-bit ...


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Windows Azure is PaaS(Platform-as-a-Service) that allows you to install and manage your SharePoint environment on cloud like you do on premises. You will be charged based on the space and compute hours consumed by your SharePoint farm, Visual studio, TFS etc. Much VS debugging makes you pay more :-), hence development farm on Azure may be costly to ...


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Uninstall windows update KB2844286. Over the weekend I had to do this to two servers (much to my annoyance) but it did fix this problem. A server reboot was required. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/cc9a557b-93cd-40d5-965c-e0a2f107624d/unable-to-display-this-web-part-error-message-after-patch-kb2844286


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The big difference with claims based authentication is that you can easily (well it is still SharePoint) add other providers. For example you can add another provider and being able to sign in with your google account, live-id, linkedin account etc etc. Claims-based identity allows you to factor out the authentication logic from individual applications. ...


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What I believe is the major difference is that with classic mode, you login directly, and if you need to be authenticated to a second server, it's not possible (you need to be logged in to this second server first -> new login screen). You will find that this is still often done but in that case the second connection is done under a different account (with ...


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According to Microsoft, here's the answer: In Office 2013 it is by design that the “Use my local drafts folder” functionality has been removed for Office 2013. This step has been done in order to improve the Client/Server communication by removing some of the redundant network calls generated by this process. In order to get office files synchronized with ...


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There is an add-on of IE called “SharePoint OpenDocuments Class”, and if it’s disabled or not existing, the “use your local drafts folder” window will not pop up. So please check this add-on of IE and enable it. If the add-on does not exist, you can install it and also here is another workaround: if you want to use the local drafts folder, just open Office ...


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Azure is a collection of cloud services provided by Microsoft. One of the services allows you to host your own Virtual Machines in Azure. You still need to buy the licenses of all the software you install on these machines. It's basically the same situation as when you install SharePoint on a server within your organisation. Microsoft calls this ...



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