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Emptying the Second Stage Recycle Bin in SharePoint 2007

Look in your second stage recycle bin in SharePoint 2007.  If you see lots of items that are older than the configured policy (default is 30 days), then there are one of a few things happening in your environment.  Your recycle bin cleanup job might be disabled, or you might be running into a bug… Read more

Deploying Silverlight to a Custom List with Visual Studio 2010

Interesting question today on an internal email list: I am facing an issue with deploying Silverlight application to SharePoint site. I am getting below error Error occurred in deployment step ‘Activate Features’: Failed to instantiate file "Lists/CustomWCFService-SharePointListInstance/SilverlightApplication.xap" from module "Module": The specified list does not exist. I checked sharepoint site and this list exists in… Read more