Fix “One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields.” Error in SharePoint CAML Query

Problem: I got this error when trying to retrieve list items using CAML SPQuery. Root Cause: There was a field “Artifact ID” in the list, but the internal name was “Artifact”,  so it resulted in an error! Correcting the internal name in the Query XML fixed the problem. In another case,  got…

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Run STSADM from anywhere by changing “Path” Environment Variable

Getting “‘stsadm’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.” when trying to run stsadm command line tool? This is because stsadm tool is located at: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN folder and when you try to access it from other folders (typically, command line…

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