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  • Verify SharePoint 2010 Upgrade localupgradestatus

    When upgrading to SharePoint 2010 from SharePoint 2007, there are lots of things you can before upgrading to resolve issues itself prior to upgrading.  And there are things you can do after upgrade to verify upgrade went okay as well.  Obviously...
  • SharePoint Comic SPC 2012 Early Bird

    Sign up for the SharePoint Conference by this Friday, June 29th, and save $400 on registration. http://www.sharepointconference.com/Pages/default.aspx
  • SharePoint Comic SharePoint Circus

    Having a rough SharePoint Day?  Cheer it up with the SharePoint Circus Chant (to the tune of Madagascar3) http://www.youtube.com/embed/_aELcXyjpts
  • Free Screen Recorder

    Yes my dear 7 readers, not only am I back to blogging but I come bearing free gifts.  There is a utility in Windows 7 that many users don’t know about, and it will probably become one of your favorites after reading this.  It’s called the Problem...
  • Mount ISO in Windows 8

    Windows 8 has a ton of great new features, but one my top 5 has to be the ability (and finally) to mount an ISO file to extract or install from. You can do this in two ways. 1. Select the ISO file.  From the ‘Actions’ tab in the Ribbon, select the...
  • SharePoint Learning Roadmap - on a Budget

    I’m asked regularly on what type of training is needed to start a career in SharePoint, and although I hate to say it… “it depends”.  I put together a quick learning roadmap, that will lead an individual with some IT experience but zero SharePoint...
  • Uninstall Project Server from SharePoint Farm

    The ability to uninstall Project Server or Remove Project Server from a SharePoint Farm is not supported, regardless if it’s 2007 or 2010. 2007 Removing either Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Office Project Server 2007 from a joint installation is not...
  • SharePoint Comic Cloud

    Cloud - it's the latest buzz word.  Even my non-technical girl friend has asked me “what is this cloud I keep hearing about?”. SharePoint Online is not a new service, but with Office 365, SharePoint in the cloud is getting some new attention. ...
  • Lost SharePoint Farm Passphrase

    It’s okay… it happens.  You can’t retrieve it, but you can reset it using PowerShell.  Make sure that the account you are logged in as is: (1) a farm admin and (2) local admin on server   $passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -asPlainText...
  • SharePoint Operational Governance Presentation

    Last week I gave a Webcast on SharePoint Operational Governance, on TechNet.  Posting this as a follow-up. Live Meeting Replay URL: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mseventsbmo/view?id=1032485141&role=attend&pw=888894C0 Download for the Presentation...
  • TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Operational Governance

    I will be holding a 60 minute Webcast on TechNet on May 6th, which will cover SharePoint Operational Governance. Details and sign up information is below: TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Operational Governance (Level 200) Event ID: 1032485141 Language...
  • Secure PDFs with RMS in SharePoint

    I’m a big fan of utilizing Rights Management Server (RMS) integrated with SharePoint when you have documents that need policies enforced not only in SharePoint, but at the desktop as well once the documents are downloaded from SharePoint. However, PDFs...
  • SharePoint Wallpaper for Windows Phone 7

    I purchased a Windows Phone 7 device this past weekend… and well it just felt empty without SharePoint Wallpaper. Download Dark SharePoint Wallpaper Download Light SharePoint Wallpaper I created these two for the Samsung Focus, but I’m sure it works on...
  • SharePoint Comic Error GUID

    We’ve all been in the situation where we are expected to know why SharePoint is acting up.  Majority of the time, it takes a little bit of looking into the problem.  And the ULS Logs are the first place you should start looking. Spencer Harbar...
  • Free Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 E-Book

    Microsoft Learning is offering a free E-Book on the latest release of SQL Server.  You only have to register to download it (quick registration I might add). https://profile.microsoft.com/RegSysProfileCenter/wizard.aspx?wizid=bd9adb0f-cca3-4096-96f1...
  • Plan for SharePoint Online

    TechNet recently launched a new section for SharePoint Online, bringing together all of the content that is needed for the successful planning and administration of SharePoint in the cloud. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/gg144571.aspx Check...
  • SharePoint Comic is now on TechNet

    Dear 7 Readers, I hope you have been well. The second half of this year has been pretty busy, so I apologize for the lack of posts and comics. One obstacle that I have been needing to move past was migrating this blog off of a SharePoint server and...
  • Compare SharePoint 2010 Editions

    It’s pretty often on any version of SharePoint that someone asks the difference between the versions of SharePoint (ex: free vs. server vs. standard vs. enterprise).  On Microsoft’s website for SharePoint, there is a page that displays all the features...
  • Additional Clocks for Multiple Time Zones

    I’m not sure how long this feature has existed in Windows, but I just discovered it on Windows 7 and felt foolish for not finding it sooner.  My customers are National, so I often have meetings in a time zone that I’m not physically located in. ...
  • Edit the Start Menu folders in Windows 7

    I don’t know about you, but the first thing I like to do on a new machine after installing all of my programs is to organize the start menu. A bunch of icons just ercks me when they can be logically organized. For example, all of the Windows applications...
  • I wrote a SharePoint book

    Okay, well not really.  I have always joked that if I wrote a book on SharePoint, it would be a comic book.  Right, well I didn’t really do that either. However! Joel Oleson has written a book on Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint 2010. ...
  • SharePoint Comic Launch Party

    Today was the official launch day of SharePoint 2010 along with Office 2010. Exciting times!  If you happened to miss a Launch Party (how could you have, there were real parties and virtual parties!), you can watch some recorded videos here: http...
  • SharePoint Comic ShareTax

  • SharePoint Comic The SharePointGuy

      As SharePoint 2010 (version 4) is close to hitting a release date, I think its safe to assume that SharePoint is now a  mature server product.  However, more often than not, companies are still failing to properly staff their departments...