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A service pack or SP (in short SP) or a feature pack (FP) comprises a collection of updates, fixes, or enhancements to a software program delivered in the form of a single installable package.

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Migration SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016 - go for vanilla or directly to KB

Migration from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016 is going to be planned. Which approach is recommended? Migration to SharePoint 2016 vanilla/RTM version, then installing SP1 and then recent KB ...
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upgrade blocked Central Admin in SharePoint 2013

We're trying to apply SP1 to SharePoint 2013 on a Clients farm. We've sucessfully done this on their test environment and are pretty happy with the steps to take. However, on one of the Application ...
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Unable to find the SharePoint 2010 Server SP1 Download link

I tried every where and i am unable to find the SharePoint 2010 SP1 download link. Will installing SharePoint 2010 Server Sp2 installs SP1 as well?
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Are there any mandatory packs/patches to SP2013?

Our SP2013 enviroment is in SP1. I understand its good to keep the environment updated with the latest service packs/patches but due to business requirements we don't do it regularly. Just want to ...
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Upgrade failed - from SP 2013 RTM to SP 2013 SP1 with APRIL 2017 CU

while upgrading the SP 2013 RTM to SP1 with April 2o17 CU,and after running the command psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force on the command prompt am getting the below error in the ...
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Set up error while installing SP 2013 SP1

When I try to install SP 2013 SP1 on a new machine [ Win Server 2012 R2 OS server], am getting the below error message. What am I missing here? setup cant find or validate an installation file....
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To find any service pack installed in my Farm. SharePoint 2013?

I want to find is there any service pack installed in my sharepoint. I am using SharePoint 2013. can anyone help me how to find any service pack installed.
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challenges in installing SharePoint 2013 SP1 on Windows Server 2016 OS

my customer has procured windows server 2016 hence they want me to check whether sharepoint 2013 SP1 is compatible with Win 2016 OS as PRODUCTION Server. I didnt see much on this when i searched in ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 link not available to download

From where can I download SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and RTM versions 14.0.4763.1000 build? From Microsoft Update site the link is not available. Has Microsoft removed support of SharePoint Server ...
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The effect of changing system time during Service Pack deployment

I'm preparing to install SP1 on SharePoint 2013 environment next weekend. And there will be a switch to the daylight saving time on that weekend. So I have this concern - what will happen if the ...
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Good practices on updating Sharepoint

Currently in the company I work we have a SharePoint Server 2010 with the last update applied being from July/2013(Service Pack 2) Reference: Service Pack 2 We are looking to upgrade our ...
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Exception thrown in upgrading from SP 2013 RTM to SP 2013 Service Pack1

i am trying to upgrade my sp 2013 RTM to 2013 SP1, but i am getting the error as shown in screen shot. how to resolve this error. error description: 01/25/2017 10:59:44 13 WRN ...
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Directly upgrading from SP 2013 to SERVICE PACK-1

I am having a SP 2013 in my dev. environment having one WFE and another dedicated server for SQL. Since my customer has installed SP2013 On-Premises SP1 AND sql server 2012 sp2 on their environment,I ...
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SP2010 to SP2013 migration

We are migrating from SP2010 to SP2013 At what stage do I need to install SP2013 SP1 and latest CU? I mean should I install SP2013 SP1 and latest CU right after I install SP2013 binaries?
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What is the value of SP2016 Feature Packs? I don't have Software Assurance

I've been asked to build a case for why we need the Feature Packs for SharePoint 2016 as we didn't originally budget for Software Assurance. Since there has not been one yet (that I know of) for ...
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SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3

Our DBA wants to apply Service Pack 3 on SQL Server 2012, has anyone installed SQL Server 2012 SP3 on a SharePoint 2013 farm? Any catch outs? Any articles that show it is supported?
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Cumulative Update

Does April 2016 CU for SharePoint 2013 contain all the fixes and features after Service Pack 1 release? Actually I'm consolidating a list of fixes and features added since SharePoint 2013 SP1. https:...
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SharePoint 2010 service pack 2 and FAST Search

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm that is currently on Feb 2013 CU. I plan to upgrade this to service pack 2. However, there is a separate FAST search server being used that I noticed is at the RTM ...
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New SharePoint WFE Build - When should I patch?

I am building a new SharePoint 2013 farm, and have built and configure the server that will host central admin. This has been patched with Service Pack 1, and the July CU. I have also run the basic ...
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Failed to create instance of cookie value handler Error after SP 2013 SP1 Install

I have installed SP 2013 SP1 on my development server which has Windows Server 2012 R2 OS. I have configured SP 2013 with Configuration Wizard. After installing, Central Admin was created ...
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Unable to install the update after updating with SP1

I just want to update it to Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 (KB2965266) but I am getting error message as The expected version of the product was not found on the system is there any ...
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Installing CU after installing Service pack 1

It seems the version of SharePoint 2013 server on my dev machine was that of RTM. So I installed Service pack 1 from this link Now I see the version is: DisplayName : Microsoft SharePoint Server ...
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Problem Installing SharePoint 2013 SP1

I'm trying to install SP1 on my SharePoint 2013. But when I run the .exe I got error while detection. Do you have any ideas ? I checked the OPatchInstall log, but I can't find anything because it's ...
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Installed Foundation instead of Server Service Pack

I installed the wrong service pack 1 on my dev server and now PSConfig won't run. What is the best thing to do? I can't roll back so can I just proceed with installing the SharePoint Server Service ...
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Is there a painless way to find which SharePoint 2010 service packs are installed if any?

I am trying to verify, without a code drop or scripting, which exact flavor and service packs for SharePoint 2010 are installed on the server farm we run on, but haven't found an easy means to do so. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 Installation Error - 'There are no products affected by this package installed on this system'

I have SharePoint 2013 Installed with version '15.0.4420.1017' as per Steve Chen's Page the version I have is RTM. So in order to get my workflow working As guided by Yevgeniy I have to installed SP1 ...
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Database Update Status “ Needs Upgrade” Sp2013

I am in the process of upgrading sp2013 farm to SP1 upgrade soon. To prep for that i was going though datbase status page in central admin and saw the following: With that info on hand i was curious ...
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Undo wrong installation of SharePoint 2013 Service Pack

I installed Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 Foundation instead of Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 server. I have SharePoint 2013 server installed. How can I undo this? I tried going to Control ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Service Pack 1: Language Pack is missing

Today I wanted to update my SharePoint 2013 with SP 1. I´m using 2 WFE with SharePoint 2013 English and a German Language Pack. The Language Pack is installed on both SharePoint Server. My ...
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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 appears to delete the contents of wpresources

I downloaded SP 1 Mark 2 for both Foundation and Server on 2 different farms. In both cases, the contents of C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\wpresources were ...
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Project Server 2007 SP2 to SP3

We are currently on Project Server 2007 SP2 (including CUs through August 2009.) Our environment is on one server (sharepoint and DBs.) We also connect using MS Project Pro 2007. I'd like to apply SP3....
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Project Server 2010 Service Packs and Cumulative Updates

I am taking over support of a development environment for Project Server 2010 and would like to update it to a more recent level of CU. We have one DB server, and all other components are on one ...
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Language pack service pack

I don't quite understand "Language pack service pack". My environment is running with SP2013 standard with simplified and traditional Chinese language pack installed. When I try to download the SP ...
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Updating to SP1

Pretty new to the SharePoint game. Thus far our SharePoint 2013 implementation has been RTM. I'd like to install the SP1 update. Some of the hotfixes that have been rolled up into it address issues we ...
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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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Can I install SharePoint SP2 without installing SP1 in Sharepoint 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 (Standard edition). However I do not have any SP1 installed in the server. But now I want to use service pack 2 and cumulative updates. So my question is : Can I ...
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SP2 Upgrade Failure - Corrupt User Profile Database

I'm trying to perform an upgrade to SP2 on Sharepoint 2010. However during the final stages of the upgrade process, it fails. Digging into the upgrade logs I see this error as the reason: Column, ...
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SP2010 SP2 Beta to Final?

When the beta version of service pack 2 for SharePoint 2010 was released we could read "The betas are only designed for use in test environments. An upgrade to the final SP2 versions may not be ...
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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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Pre Requesties for wss-kb981043-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

I updated my Machine with MOSS service pack 2 and trying to install wss-kb981043-fullfile-x86-glb.exe but it's giving error, not sure what am I missing however I am getting different exception ...
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MOSS 2007 SP3 update recovery

We are planning to update our MOSS 2007 Enterprise SP2 environment to SP3. I wanted to know a rollback strategy that we should plan just in case our update fails. Although we will doing this update in ...
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SharePoint Server Search 14 service disabling itself after SP1 install?

A couple of weeks ago I installed SP1 and the June 2011 CU on my SharePoint 2010 environment and since then the service "SharePoint Server Search 14" has been changing its Startup Type from Automatic ...
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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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Remember Me not working after SP1 with February Cumulative Update

We recently upgraded our servers with SP1 and the Feb. cumulative update. Everything seemed to go well, but we are now noticing that our Remember Me functionality is not working properly. We are not ...
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Service Connection Point and SP1

First time installing SP1 on my test farm and started off installing foundation SP1 first, rebooted and then ran "psconfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait" to finish the upgrade. During this run of ...
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MOSS 2007 upgrade to SP2 failed with “…SPFarm.Local indicates that this machine is not joined.”

I went throught the following procedure to upgrade MOSS 2007 to SP2, and managed to break the my dev environment. Despite the error message mentioned above, my installation is the trivial case of one ...
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MOSS 2007 SP3 not showing in Windows Update

I have MOSS 2007 SP2 on my machines. Since SP3 is already out for quite some time, it should be available via Windows Update. However when I try to look for a windows update, I cannot find anything ...
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SharePoint 2010 Service Packs and Cumulative Updates

If I would install a new SharePoint Server 2010 farm now, in order to get my Farm fully up to date, which of the following patches would I have to apply? Does any of these automatically install any of ...
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SharePoint 2010 SP1 upgrade fails

I have installed SP1 for SharePoint 2010. After installation I am running PSCONFIG to complete the installation. It fails with this error message: Unable to create a Service Connection Point in the ...
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How to determine service pack version installed in SP2010

The title is kind of self-explaining as I am trying to figure out which service pack version that is installed on my SharePoint.