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SPO– Broken list view when filtered on choice column value with an apostrophe

OK – first blog post in literally years, so bear with me! I came across this issue in SharePoint Online last week, and I was able to reproduce it in 2 tenants.  Microsoft support were also able to reproduce it … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Turning off Social features in SharePoint 2010

If for whatever reason you want to prevent your users from using the social features in SharePoint 2010, here is how to do it. Deactivate Farm level feature Firstly, in Central Admin, you need to deactivate the Farm level feature … Continue reading

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Unable to sign in to Windows Live Messenger–Error 81000490

  Ok, so I’ve been getting the above error on my Windows7 netbook for a while now.  The official reason for the error is ‘the service may be temporarily unavailable’. I found that I could log in fine on the … Continue reading

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ActiveSync via IAG – # Character in Password Not Allowed??

Came across a strange one last week.  IAG 2007 with SP2, ActiveSync trunk, using an Active Directory Repository. Working fine for pretty much everyone, except one user, who is getting constant prompts from the Windows Mobile device to ‘correct your … Continue reading

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3G Commuter Forums now live

I’ve been thinking about it for a while now, and last night I finally got around to creating the 3G Commuter Forums. Its all a bit empty at the moment, but hopefully it will start getting some traffic soon. If … Continue reading

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