Be Careful When You Use Slipstreamed SharePoint Installation Files

Please note this post only talks about new installation using slipstreamed build, not updating an existing farm. In the previous blog post I mentioned the following: Should I use slipstreamed SharePoint server installation files to deploy SharePoint and its CUs? Maybe – depending on if you want to use language packs or not. If language…

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The Mystery Behind SharePoint 2010 Patching

[Update: People asked why the official guidance on SharePoint Team Blog and CAPES Blog are different from my post – The official guidance is to keep the consistency with the patching methods in the past. At the meantime we are also working hard internally to provide crisp clear official guidance in the future, so stay tuned. ]…

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June 2010 Cumulative Update Server Packages for SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Project Server 2007

If your farm is still running 2007 products, you may want to have a look into these new cumulative updates. They must be installed on the farm that reaches the SP1 patch level or above. Description of the Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update Server Hotfix Package (MOSS server-package): June 29, 2010 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983310 Description of…

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FAQ: SharePoint 2010 RTM Installation

#Update: Windows 7/Vista  SharePoint install guide link #Update: KB979917 There’re a couple of things you would like to know when deploy SharePoint 2010 RTM. Q: Where can I find hardware and software requirements? You should check http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(office.14).aspx. Also, you can download all the pre-requisites here for offline install. Q: How to specify the file locations for…

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Update Center for Office Products is now online

The update center for Office and SharePoint is online now. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ee748587.aspx From now on, things like patches and updates will have an official place to communicate. You can subscribe to the RSS feed OfficeAndRelatedProductsUpdates if you want. I will stop doing the long CU blog post on SharePoint team blog. We will post a notice…

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