PowerShell to change the UIVersion on a subweb in SharePoint 2010

Recently ran into the need to revert a specific web back to the SharePoint 2007 UI after an upgrade to SharePoint 2010.  The main reason for the change was a custom masterpage that was not ready for the 2010 styles and ribbon.  After the UI was upgraded, the masterpage rendering was pretty bad.  The Site…

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Config Wizard Failing on a specific content database in SharePoint 2010

I had a good time patching my SharePoint 2010 Dev VM today and thought I would share.  This is another good reason that you should detach your content databases prior to patching  I started out with my box at RTM SharePoint 2010.  Downloaded the August 2010 Cumulative Update.  Ran the setup, rebooted when prompted, then…

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Mount-SPContentDatabase failing on Blank Meeting Workspace

Avoid running Mount-SPContentDatabase using the same database name in a single PowerShell window.  You’ll likely only run into this if you are doing some upgrade testing, but it was driving me insane today, so wanted to share: Scenario: Backup your SharePoint 2007 Content Database Open the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell Run:  Mount-SPContentDatabase Hit enter, then…

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