Category Archives: IT

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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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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SharePoint 2007 – Exception 1387 – Trying to add a Server to the Farm

  Our existing environment is all 32-bit, Windows 2003 R2 SP2, MOSS 2007 SP1, with the Infrastructure Update and the October Cumulative Updates applied for WSS and MOSS. We want to migrate to a 64-bit platform, so we provisioned some … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Beta – Initial Observations

  So I’ve got my HP NX7300 laptop dual booting Vista SP2 and Windows 7 Beta, and I have to announce I am very impressed with Windows7.   Performance I’ve installed Office 2007 SP1, Firefox 3.0.5, Live Mesh, Live Messenger … Continue reading

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