How to add Active Directory module in PowerShell in Windows 7

If you are planning to run a Powershell script with Active Directory commandlets on a Win 7 machine or any other machine that DOES NOT have AD role then you need to do some preliminary steps as listed below.   Step1:   By default one can not import Active Directory module in Powershell in Windows…


"Failed to create sample data" – SharePoint 2010 PSConfig fails in Windows 7

ISSUE: While installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7 OS, it fails while running psconfig wizard at step 8th with below screen. [Failed to create sample data. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException was thrown.  Additional exception information: User cannot be found. Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: User cannot be found.]