Cannot open or create word documents in SharePoint 2013 with Office 2010 and Project 2013

I wanted to share an issue I came across related to the SharePoint 2013. If you have installed the Office Suite 2010 and Project 2013 installed together on the same machine you will not be able to create a new Office document from the SharePoint document library, you will get a blank page displayed instead…

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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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ActivX Control will not install after October Cumulative Update 2011

After installing October Cumulative update on Project Server 2007 the new activX grid will not load. Displaying “to view this grid, you must have a newer version of the Project Web ActiveX Control installed. Click here to download it” The issue has been address to the product group and will be fixed asap. ActiveX Workaround…

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Built in backup and restore facility for sharepoint does not work for Project Server

If you are getting the following a similar error message after trying to migrate/do a full backup from the central admin than you have run into a Backup/restore procedure mishandling. The solution to this problem would be a manual backup and restore of the Project Db’s as follows. If you are not familiar with this steps i…

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