SharePoint Lab Webcasts (or, “LabCasts”) during January

Class description: Join this Full Day virtual training to learn the new features of Microsoft® Office SharePoint Server 2007.  In this hands-on session, we will show you how to prepare for an  Office SharePoint Server 2007 Implementation going through the planning and designing for non-functional requirements.  You will see an overview of Implementing Microsoft Office…

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Slipstream installation of SP1 with WSS/MOSS

Until the combined source is available for a slipstream installation of SP1 with WSS/MOSS, you can utilize the Updates directory of the installation source tree and build your own Slipstream installation. Follow the steps on this blog entry. http://blogs.technet.com/wbaer/archive/2007/11/01/slipstream-not-a-phenomenon-in-physics.aspx.

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The Launch of the SharePointPedia

SharePointPedia.com is a web site where people discover and share useful content about SharePoint and SharePoint related products and technologies. It’s a social computing application built on top of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. Anyone with a Windows Live ID may become a registered user and can then submit content recommendations or requests, leave…

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What’s the Difference Between Search Server 2008 Express and Search Server 2008?

With the two new Search Server 2008 products that were recently released (www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch), there have been questions about when can the Express product be used and when is the full Search Server 2008 product required? Q: Does Search Server 2008 Express require SQL Server 2005 Express Edition? A: No, Search Server Express can still use…

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Update to Office File Format Compatibility Pack?

For those of you with sharp eyes, you may have noticed that the date on the download package for the Office File Format Compatibility Pack was updated to 11/19/2007. This last update of the compatibility pack was actually in June 2007, when v3 was posted (including bug fixes covered in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936695/en-us).  The change to 11/19…

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Fred Claus – Thumbs Up

I went with the family to see the movie "Fred Claus" this afternoon.  Granted it was a school holiday, but the theatre was packed.  The movie was great.  Two thumbs up.  Way past my expectations.  This is not Knocked Up for Christmas or Wedding Crashers At the North Pole.  The movie was great.  Take a…

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Veteran’s Day

“We’re gathered today, just as we have gathered before, to remember those who served, those who fought, those still missing, and those who gave their last full measure of devotion for our country… One of those who fell wrote, shortly before his death, these words: ‘Take what they have left and what they have taught…

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VMRCplus 1.6 released

An updated version of VMRCplus has been released.  Version 1.6 can be downloaded here.  This is a tool for connecting to Virtual Server instances that has a bit more flexibility than the standard tool in the product.  More flexibility about screen sizing is the convenient part for me.  Try it out. Matthijs ten Seldam is…

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Top Things About SharePoint That You May Not Have Known – Arpan Shah

On October 9th, we were able to host Arpan Shah, Director of Technical Product Marketing Management for SharePoint, and hosted a Live Meeting broadcast of a speech that he has been working on, titled "The Top Things About SharePoint That You May Not Have Known".  We broadcast this out to over 100 attendees, locally in…

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SharePoint Governance – Joel Oleson

On September 27th, Joel Oleson, Sr. Technical Product Manager for SharePoint, visited the Microsoft PacWest district to share his thoughts on SharePoint governance with a few of our customers. Joel has agreed to let us share the slides and the recording of this talk. Download the slides from SkyDrive View the recording via Live Meeting…

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