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SharePoint 2010 hotfix installation problems


We patched yesterday a SharePoint Server farm (2 SP servers) with three cumulative updates (Aug, Oct, Dec 2011) and faced the following errors: “Failed to install the application content files” Additional Extra info: Object reference not set to an instance of an object StackTrace: … Continue reading

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SharePoint: The user does not exist or is not unique (FBA)


We faced this error during the last days and couldn’t find (quickly) a solution for it. The solution in our case was very simple and stupid 🙂 Most of the time, getting this errors will result in a long search on … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Powershell – Detailed Site Overview


It’s not the first time that one of our customers ask us for a complete overview of there intranet. The Content & Structure page is nice and easy but cumbersome while navigation. I wrote a powershell script to accomplish this. … Continue reading

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Task applicationcontent has stopped and failed


I ran into the error of “Task applicationcontent has stopped and failed” when running the Configuration Wizard after the installing of Service Pack 1. At that moment, you need to check your log files (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\LOGS) Detailed … Continue reading

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Saving Visio to SharePoint 2010 (after migration)


A couple of posts ago i wrote about an error while saving a visio file to SharePoint… https://stevenderveaux.wordpress.com/2010/08/18/empty-messagebox-after-saving-visio-to-sp2010/ The error was very clear 🙂 After searching we found that the problem was situated in the custom schema.xml (created with Moss 2007). … Continue reading

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Real World SharePoint 2010 (Wrox) – Managed Metadata Services


Yes! the first books about SharePoint 2010 are coming out! This is fantastic in order to check you’re already acquired knowledge against the content of these “references” and more import, to be sure that you are looking in the good direction and … Continue reading

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An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action.


A SharePoint 2010 server farm with FAST had the upgrade-status “failed”. After performing numereous attempts to get it back in status “succeeded” I did found a workaround. Clearing the cache didn’t solve the trick (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939308). When you execute the PSConfig command for upgrading … Continue reading

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