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Resetting Windows Server 2008 Domain Admin Password

When I went to log on to my server 2008 environment this morning I realised that the domain administrator password had expired. I forgot to check the ‘Password Never Expires’ checkbox when I setup the machine- oops! However this blog post really saved my bacon – http://lordoftheping.blogspot.com/2009/05/i-did-not-use-my-tests-virtual-machines.html It turns out…

How to: Install SharePoint 2010 ‘Standalone’ on Windows 7

Since getting my hands on the Beta 2 version of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint foundation I’ve read countless guides and blog posts about how to install it on Windows 7. The problem is finding one that gives you the correct install procedure and this often means trawling through the comments…

SharePoint 2010 & FIMSyncronizationService Problems

**Updated 23/11/2009 Jeremy Thake (@jthake) advised me that this service is required for the ‘User Profiles Synchronization Service’ in SP2010 and that if you disable it then this won’t work. Decide whether you are going to need this feature before you disable this. I am not sure why it slows…

SharePoint 2010 Beta now available!

To those who don’t already know, the beta of SharePoint 2010 is now available to MSDN/Technet subscribers Here is the direct link to MSDN – https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/default.aspx?PV=42%3a393%3aEXE%3aen%3ax64 You can download both Office SharePoint Server 2010 (Full product) and SharePoint Foundation Server (Used to be WSS). Have fun downloading!