SharePoint 2010: Missing Server Side Dependencies

— SUMMARY —SharePoint 2010 SP1 + 2011 August CU multi-server farm’s Central Admin site’s Health Analyzer shows “Mising Server Side Dependencies” on Web Part ID [baf5274e-a800-8dc3-96d0-0003d9405663]. Solution is to replicate Central Admin site’s virtual directory folder and the web.config file from the server hosting Central Admin site to all other WFE servers, like if the…

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Tiny Tower: Why bother with cheat, guide line, strategy when you own a time machine?

This post doesn’t really have anything to do with SharePoint, but a little game on my iPhone. Tiny Tower Official Site: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tiny-tower/id422667065?mt=8 The game is called “Tiny Tower” where you try to build a tower by making money and adding floors which inhabitates those tiny little people called “Bitizens”. At the same time, you are…

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SharePoint 2010 People Search Error: DataFormWebPart.PrepareAndPerformTransform

Here are the error messages I had with this particular problem. 1. People search (a search page with People Search Box web part and People Search Core Result web part) returns the following error: Internal server error exception: System.Threading.ThreadAbortException: Thread was being aborted.    at Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart.PrepareAndPerformTransform(Boolean bDeferExecuteTransform)    at Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart.PerformSelect()    at Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart.DataBind()    at…

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New MacBook Pro audio/video problems … solved?

A very good article about new MacBook Pro’s stupid audio/video playback problem. http://www.corenettech.com/blog/?p=30   Problem===========Intermittent lag when viewing video clips. It would happen every couple of minutes and would last for approx 5-10 seconds. During that time, the video became VERY choppy and the audio began stuttering with a strange echo. Solution===========Go into device manager…

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SP2010 Survey List Error and Event ID 5586

Are you experiencing the following combination of errors from event logs and ULS los? I found it occur most often after SharePoint migration from 2007 to 2010. However the same issue can also be reproduced in SP2010 using the out-of-box survey list and a minor change via the standard user interface. Summary To save you…

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Blank IE page after 3 failed authentication attempts – IIS 7.0 PassThrough

The problem happened when a user purposely failed 3 login attemps to site that’s hosted on IIS 7.0 and all you got on the screen was a blank IE page with “Done” in the status. So what is going on here? Did the user really failed the authentication or not? The answer is yes, the…

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Getting DHCP IP in VMPlayer 3.0

  I recently ran into a problem of setting up my guest OS (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise) to obtain IP address from the domain DHCP server. Sadly, in VMPlayer’s network settings, there are only 3 options available: – Bridged: Connected directly to the physical network – NAT: Used to share the host’s IP address…

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Access MOSS 2007 mobile site on BlackBerry with NTLM authentication

Recently I had come across a problem where my client was using Blackberry to visit MOSS mobile site using NTLM authentication. I suppose a little back ground information need to be explained first. The MOSS site was hosted on a Windows 2008 x64 Server and obviously using IIS 7.0. When using NTLM authentication, users were…

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