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SharePoint 2013 Composed Looks – Getting a Preview Picture to Work...

Author: AllenWang Date: 12/02/2013

SharePoint 2010 Search File Type – Include or Exclude?

This is an old topic, but definitely worth mentioning. The “File Types” page of search...

Author: AllenWang Date: 02/18/2013

Install-SPApplicationContent does not parse XML comment in webconfig xml

If you use custom webconfig files under 14/CONFIG folder to modify web application’s web.config...

Author: AllenWang Date: 11/28/2012

Modify Web.config File Dynamically in SharePoint 2010

Recently I was asked to modify a custom solution downloaded from CodePlex to allow it to updated...

Author: AllenWang Date: 05/20/2012

SP2010 Survey List Error and Event ID 5586

Are you experiencing the following combination of errors from event logs and ULS los? I found it...

Author: AllenWang Date: 05/20/2012

SharePoint 2010 Health Analyser Timer Job Changed Custom Web.Config Machine Key

I recently had an issue with custom machine key in the web.config file on the WFE servers. We use...

Author: AllenWang Date: 03/22/2012

SharePoint Default My Site Association With Office 2007/2010

There is a nice article about what this links does and how to change your default my site. Set or...

Author: AllenWang Date: 03/14/2012

SharePoint 2010: Missing Server Side Dependencies

--- SUMMARY ---SharePoint 2010 SP1 + 2011 August CU multi-server farm's Central Admin site's Health...

Author: AllenWang Date: 10/08/2011

Tech-Ed 2011 Session Videos Available Online

Tech-Ed 2011 sessions available for viewing online … https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/...

Author: AllenWang Date: 08/30/2011

Microsoft Windows 8 Preview

Windows 8 press conference | Showcase in Taiwan...

Author: AllenWang Date: 08/28/2011

Tiny Tower: Why bother with cheat, guide line, strategy when you own a time machine?

This post doesn't really have anything to do with SharePoint, but a little game on my iPhone. Tiny...

Author: AllenWang Date: 07/25/2011

SharePoint 2010 People Search Error: DataFormWebPart.PrepareAndPerformTransform

Here are the error messages I had with this particular problem. 1. People search (a search page with...

Author: AllenWang Date: 04/04/2011

The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available

Does the following error message looks familiar to you? (When you go to Site Actions –>...

Author: AllenWang Date: 03/21/2011

Getting DHCP IP in VMPlayer 3.0

  I recently ran into a problem of setting up my guest OS (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)...

Author: AllenWang Date: 10/28/2010

How To: Create custom content type and list instance in SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2010

There are many blogs and MSDN articles talking about the same topic but I decided to write my own...

Author: AllenWang Date: 09/07/2010

Simple Demonstration of Serialize/Deserialize Objects Stored In XML File Using Web Services

This article demonstrate the basic idea of using Web Services to serialize objects and write them...

Author: AllenWang Date: 06/25/2010

SharePoint 2007/MOSS Central Administration Site – Quick Launch Bar Customization…

The issue that I want to talk about here may not have a direct solution to it, but definitely have...

Author: AllenWang Date: 06/18/2010

New MacBook Pro audio/video problems … solved?

A very good article about new MacBook Pro's stupid audio/video playback problem....

Author: AllenWang Date: 06/23/2009

Blank IE page after 3 failed authentication attempts - IIS 7.0 PassThrough

The problem happened when a user purposely failed 3 login attemps to site that's hosted on IIS 7.0...

Author: AllenWang Date: 05/15/2009

Access MOSS 2007 mobile site on BlackBerry with NTLM authentication

Recently I had come across a problem where my client was using Blackberry to visit MOSS mobile site...

Author: AllenWang Date: 12/29/2008

MOSS & WSS 3.0 December Cumulative Update Now Available

SharePoint office server and WSS 3.0 December cumulative update is now available for download. Check...

Author: AllenWang Date: 12/18/2008