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 Displaying “to view this grid, you must have a newer version of the Project Web ActiveX Control installed.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…


Configuring Exchange 2010 with Project Server 2010

Before going ahead and configure Exchange with Project Server 2010 make sure that you have the latest Cumulative Updates installed for the Project Server. As always before applying an Update please do a Full Backup of the Project Databases (Archive, Draft, Published, Reporting) before upgrading to the 2011 April Cumulative Update. Install the WSS and…

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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…


How to check for the Project Version you have installed on your machine and to make sure the binaries did correctly install

 1. Check Microsoft.SharePoint.dll – WSS version (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\ISAPI 2. Check Project version in the GAC ( type assembly into the start RUN) – check for Microsoft Project Server and Windows SharePoint Services File Version Microsoft Project Server – Product Version – Windows SharePointŸ Services – Product Version   3. Verify the…

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