Office 2007 future updates require Service Pack 3

The Service Pack 2 baseline has been dropped and SP3 is now required to install Office 2007 updates from this point forward. Why? Please see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle pages for full details. Here’s a quick summary – once a Service Pack is released, support for the previous baseline ends 12 months after release (or atthe…

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Exchange Server 2007 integration with Project Server 2010

I’ve noticed that sometimes Exchange Server 2007 integration doesn’t integrate seamless as followed on the following technet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee782548.aspx. This could be related to the AD – Exchange Server 2007 integration at the AD level, as sometimes users don’t get recognized and you must use the AD display name or FQDN name. Here are some…

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Mainstream Support for Project Server Ends on 9th October 2012

Important reminder for the one that are still using Project Server 2007, as the Product is ending the mainstream support  http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search/default.aspx?sort=PN&alpha=Project+Server+2007&Filter=FilterNO Take into account to migrate from Project 2007 to Project 2010, you can find the migration path on : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/projectserver/ee691958 or you can check the plan to migrate directly to Project 2013 as soon as it…

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Project Client 2007 2010 semicolon separator issue

I have encounterd some issue when regional settings is set to german, for the Project Client. Basically the list separator for the german language is “;” (could be for other languages as well) instead of “,” and when someone tries to add ressources for a task he must enter usually “firstname ; lastname” Here is were…

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Generate a Visio WBS Diagram from a Project File or a Project File from a Visio WBS Diagram

As some options has retired from Project 2003 there are still ways to create WBS Diagrams in Project 2007 and Project 2010. The best solution is to use the Addin Created specially for Visio 2007/2010 You can find them only for English, German, French and Italian Project/Visio Clients. You must have both Clients in the same…

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Error Message when trying to export data from Project Server 2007 "The controls for Microsoft Project Web Access could not be downloaded correctly"

This behaviour is by design if you don’t give sufficient privileges in the Internet Explorer Security settings. The solution is as follows : Configure Internet Explorer permissions for ActiveX controlsStart Internet Explorer.On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.Click the Security tab, click Trusted Sites, and then click Sites.In the Add this Web site to the…

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Project Server Configure SQL Membership Provider forms authentication

This Membership Forms authentication is based on a  SQL Membership Provider Store. When trying to logging with forms based authentication consider the following: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc197472(office.12).aspx http://help.globalscape.com/help/eft6/mergedprojects/sat/Editing_the_Configuration_File.htm http://support.microsoft.com/kb/815179

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Microsoft Office Project Server Queue Service and Event Service fail to start in a timely manner

Randomly Queue Job failures can occur with the following Error Message displayed in the ULS Logs:   ERR                  Exception: System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot start service ProjectEventService on computer ‘.’. —> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion This can happen if…

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Updated Project Version List for Project Client and Server 2007 and 2010

Project and Project Server 2007 Hotfix Versions Version Number Release Server KB Client KB WSS Server Rollup MOSS Server Rollup 4518.1016 RTM N/A N/A 6061.5000 RTM HF1 N/A 935557 6018.5000 RTM HF2 936134 N/A 6019.5000 RTM HF3 N/A 936517 6020.5000 RTM HF4 936876 N/A 6023.5000 RTM HF5 937908 937907 6024.5000 RTM HF6 N/A 938189 6026.5000…

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