SharePoint 2013: Problems opening documents with Office 2010 if you load Project 2013

Thanks to Jorge Ray (sorry Ray!) for this great blog post – http://blogs.technet.com/b/raymond_ris/archive/2013/04/04/cannot-open-or-create-word-documents-in-sharepoint-2013-with-office-2010-and-project-2013.aspx explaining how, after loading Project 2013 this can make your SharePoint libraries default to the 2013 versions of the protocol handlers.  You might get a Url such as ms-word:nft|u|http://o15psvr:8080/Shared Documents/Forms/template.dotx|s|http://o15psvr:8080/Shared Documents for Word or ms-excel:ofv|u|http://sharePointDocumentlibraryURL for Excel. The fix is easy –…


Project Server 2013: Project Sites, Alternate Access Mapping and Themes

This posting came about following an issue spotted my one of our MVP’s, Hans Hoet of Ordina, Belgium.  There are a couple of issues that are worth being aware of relating to the automatic provisioning of project sites when you create a new plan from the Project Center in Project Web App (PWA), one relating…


Project Server 2010: December Cumulative Update Clarification

The release of the December 2012 Cumulative Update (CU) raised a couple of questions around the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package and also the Project Server 2010 hotfix package so thought it worth clarifying these. First thanks to my friends at Accenture for questioning the contents of the SharePoint Server 2010 package.  This terminology is…