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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

As mentioned by @jubblerbug, this can occur if you already have .NET Framework 4.6 installed before SharePoint 2013 (e.g. if you installed Visual Studio 2015 first). I couldn't use Microsoft's ...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

Microsoft released Hotfix for the issue. Please check the below link https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2016/09/14/sharepoint-2013-installer-now-supports-net-framework-4-6-and-above/ ...
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Products Configuration Wizard: How to add local account with Complete Server type option

I think you are trying to install Stand alone deployment and using the config wizard to create the configuration database using the local account. In this case you have to create the powershell ...
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Installing SharePoint Designer 32-bit versus 64-bit

Sharepoint designer consider as a part of the office family so that its version should match with other installed office products. In your case you have 64 bit of Windows and 32 bit of office so you ...
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Sharepoint Server 2013 installation: why ArpWrite action fails?

I worked with Microsoft Engineers to find the root cause of the error. We discovered a missing registry key at HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer I wrote a fix script and posted it ...
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Register-SPWorkflowService : Failed to query the OAuth S2S metadata endpoint

I had this issue in past when configured the workflow manager. In my situation, I ends up doing the following. I removed the workflow manager service application using this command...Get-...
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SPFx webpart not updating with latest spkg uploaded

Realized my mistake, I was directly executing the following command: gulp package-solution --ship Then I executed the folowoing set of commands and it worked this time: gulp clean gulp bundle --...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

The solution that worked for me: Open Windows Update View update history Find the KB number in "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64 (KB3102467)" Open "Program and ...
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Support for SP 2013 RTM version in Windows Server 2012 R2 OS

It is not supported to install SharePoint 2013 RTM on Windows Server 2012 R2. It was supported first with the release of the SharePoint 2013 SP1 slipstream release. Please see this KB article https:/...
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unable to install SP1 for my sharepoint designer, error "The expected version of the product was not found on the system"

Open Command Prompt use below command C:\path_of_download_directory\spdsp2013-kb2817441-fullfile-x86-en-us.exe PACKAGE.BYPASS.DETECTION.CHECK=1
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

Open SharePoint Management Shell as Administrator. Type this cmdlet. Get-SPServiceApplicationPool | select Id, Name Open IIS Manager > Application Pool > Match Application Pool GUID with the command ...
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Should we install SP2013 on Server 2012 R2

SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 supports Windows Server 2012 R2. I see no reason why you shouldn't run your SharePoint Server on a 2012 R2 Server. Just make sure you install SP1 correct before adding logic,...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

I also ran into this trouble spot one day when I was installing SharePoint 2013 for a client. Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s): This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework ...
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SharePoint Setup Account (SP_Install) really necessary?

Short answer, no. You don't need it. It's just a super, no bars account that all the rest of the accounts' permissions are designated from. As part of the "best practice" its one of those ...
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Unable to install Application Server Role

You also need .NET Framework 3.5 installed. Check under features that its available. If not, follow the guide How to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
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Sharepoint 2013 Prerequisites installation failed: using Auto installer

Please go to C:\windows\System32 and find "ServerManager.exe" rename it as "ServerManagerCMD.exe" then run the prerequisite installer of sharepoint. If you need more help then you can find it from ...
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Is there any harm if I install SharePoint designer on live SharePoint server

As a recommended approach, you should not install the SharePoint Designer on the SharePoint server, reason is same as you mentioned. SharePoint Designer is client application and you can connect to ...
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

This issue occurs if the available memory on the web server is low So Try to restart Sharepoint search host controller in windows service to release all the leaked memory and consumed memory ! Or ...
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what should -SPSite & -WorkflowHostUri refer to when configuring Workflow manager for sharepoint server 2016

To register a workflow service to a specific site collection you should run Register-SPWorkflowService cmdlet that requires providing the below parameter values -SPSite it denotes to the site ...
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Best approach for SP2016 on prem configuration for HA

With only two SharePoint servers, they should run all of the same roles while your SQL Server uses an AlwaysOn Availability Group.
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Sharepoint and Visio together

Yes, SharePoint 2013 has Visio Services which allow SharePoint to display visio diagrams effortlessly (on desktop AND mobile) - SharePoint 2010 not so much without heavy custom coding Not at all. A ...
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SharePoint Setup Account (SP_Install) really necessary?

The sp_install user should only be used to execute the base/initial installation of SharePoint. The sp_farm account is used after the setup in the SharePoint Configuration Wizard. And after that all ...
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Error in configuration wizard of Sharepoint 2016

Update... after installation of SharePoint Server 2016 RC update, it worked perfectly. Download Link
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What is the Best Practise to use the managed service accounts and service accounts for staging environment?

For staging environment their is no set of rules, but it is depend what staging means. Best practice is never use the production managed accounts in staging, even never share service accounts ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Prerequisites installation failed: using Auto installer

Method 1 Install this hotfix and restart & retry. Method 2 If Method 1 doesn't work, manually install prerequisites and restart: Open an elevated Windows PowerShell prompt on the SharePoint ...
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"Site Pages" library was created automatically

'Site Pages' library will show up when you activate the 'Wiki Page Home Page' feature under the Manage Site Features in Site Settings. I am not sure if it has any link with designer though. Could be ...
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Removed Farm solutions using (Remove-SPSolution) are still showing inside my site collection "Site features"

Completing removing a solution requires two steps: Retracting the solution (can be done from the the CA, or with Uninstall-SPSolution) Removing the solution (also, can be done from the CA, or ...
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what is the recommendation about installing Sharepoint security updates

There is no "official" recommendation from Microsoft to always install the latest CU for SharePoint. SQL Server has such an advice. BUT: If you open a Microsoft Support Case, you will get told to ...
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Sharepoint 2016 on-premise patching process. will there be separate sharepoint secutiy updates

SharePoint 2016 doesn't have 'CUs', instead they're Public Updates, which are similar in function, but different in that the recommendation is to apply Public Updates as soon as possible and keep ...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

For me the issue was that I was using Server 2012 R2 and had .Net Framework 4.6 installed. Apparently SharePoint 2013 installer does not play well if you have that version installed, it's a known ...
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