How to delete contents of Windows.Old folder easily using a script ?

Consider this scenario: You re-install or upgrade Vista / Windows 2008 / Windows 7 in a system. That may result the creation of “Windows.old” folder. You may try to delete that folder and its contents ; that may not work as expected – you may get multiple access denials and the folder “Windows.old” cannot be removed. This issue…

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How-to: SPSReport

This post is intended for: – People who haven’t yet had a chance to use SPSReport to gather SharePoint speicific information – People who wanted to know some details about SPSReport before running it in their environment What is SPSReport? It is a Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL) based utility available @ http://spsreport.codeplex.com/ to gather detailed information about SharePoint…

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Technical Libraries for SharePoint 2007

I thought to share the following information with you, Folks!  Updated version of Technical Libraries for Microsoft Search Server 2008, MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0 are available – These libraries include TechNet content for MSS 2008/ MOSS 2007 / WSS 3.0 as of June 12, 2009: Microsoft Search Server 2008 Technical Library in Compiled Help…

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Do you get the error: "The expected version of the product was not found on the system" when installing a SharePoint Update?

Issue Details Consider this scenario:  You try to install a cumulative update [CU] for SharePoint 2007 or WSS 3.0.  During the beginning of the installation of the update, you may get this error: “The expected version of the product was not found on the system”  For example: You installed MOSS 2007 SP1 with Italian Language…

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Do you get the error: "You must provision the system with at least one system administrator" while installing SQL 2008 through command line?

Issue Details While installing SQL 2008 through command line, you may get this as the part of the error: “You must provision the system with at least one system administrator” I tried to find out the possible cause, but did not find any. Also I looked into this technet article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms144259.aspx [How to: Install SQL…

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How to fix the error: "The language of this installation package is not supported by your system" during Office Products installation?

Issue Details  Consider you try to install Office 2007 applications [like Office 2007 Standard / Professional / Enterprise / SharePoint Designer / OneNote 2007 / Windows SharePoint Services / Language Packs of WSS or of Office 2007 or of MOSS 2007 (i.e. SharePoint Server 2007) / Visio 2007 / Project 2007 , etc.] from files…

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How to export Crawl Logs in SharePoint 2007 ?

Do you want to gather Crawl logs for documentation or troubleshooting in SharePoint 2007? With ExportCrawlLog utility from CodePlex, you can achieve that requirement. Here are the simplified steps for you: – Download the .zip archive from http://www.codeplex.com/ExportCrawlLog to the Index Server box – Extract the contents of the zip file – Go to STSADMExportCrawlLog\STSADMExportCrawlLog\bin\Release folder – Click Start…

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Do you get this error: "Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.proc_getObjectsByClass’ " while running SharePoint configuration wizard?

Recently I worked on a SharePoint issue and wanted to share with you the details: Issue Details:  You install a hotfix / cumulative update / service pack to WSS 3.0 or SharePoint Server 2007 environment.  After the installation,  you run ‘SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard’ (psconfigui or psconfig wizard).  Then you may get the…

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How to deal with an error in configuring ‘Incoming E-mail settings’?

Let me start with my first technical post about Email enabled Lists or Email enabled Document Libraries: Symptoms:  Consider one fine day you decide to use e-mail enabled lists in SharePoint 2007.  Then you configure “Incoming E-mail Settings” in the Central Administration Page [related information is here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288433.aspx]. You select ‘Yes’ for the option ‘Use…

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Welcome To JK’s SharePoint Business Blog!

Hello Folks, Warm Welcome to my first blog post! I am Jagadeesh [aka JK or Jags] and I’m a SharePoint Support Engineer working with Microsoft. I was also supported Office Biz. apps. like PowerPoint, Publisher, Producer, Word and Visio during my career in Microsoft. Here comes Goals of this blog: To share with you SharePoint / Office Biz…

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