How to Delete Unused (Orphaned) Service Application App Pool in SharePoint 2010?

When you delete the Service applications, their Application Pools will not get deleted – They’ll become orphan/unused. So later when you create a new service application with same application pool, SharePoint will throw an error message: Application pool is already in use! “An object of the type Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebServiceApplicationPool named “Excel Service Application…

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Upload Multiple Documents, Explorer Views Disabled or Missing in SharePoint?

Found Upload multiple documents and Explorer views are disabled (in some cases, they are missing!) in a SharePoint 2010 site! Solution Here are the possible causes and solutions for upload multiple documents, explorer view disabled or missing in SharePoint 2010:  As of now, This feature is available only in IE 32 bit….

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SharePoint 2010, MOSS 2007 CSS Reference Charts

Here are the links for CSS Reference charts for SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007. SharePoint 2010: http://sp2010notes.wordpress.com/sharepoint-2010-css-chart/ http://erikswenson.blogspot.com/2010/01/sharepoint-2010-base-css-classes.html http://jassimkhan.blogspot.com/2010/04/branding-in-sharepoint-2010-css-classes.html MOSS 2007:  http://www.heathersolomon.com/content/sp07cssreference.htm

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SharePoint Link list: Open in a New Window

In SharePoint, We can put any URLs in the Links list. Unfortunately, when clicking these links, the default behavior is for the page to open in the current browser window. That is, it does NOT open the page in a new instance of the browser. Often this is annoying, isn’t it? How…

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404 Page Not Found Error After Migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010

After migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, All the Sub-sites scolded me with: 404 Page Not Found error! But still able to get into the inner pages/document/site settings. Common causes for HTTP 404 Not Found issue:  Verify the Host header in IIS and make sure its valid. Managed Path which were…

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SharePoint 2010 InfoPath Form Error: The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service. For more information, contact your server administrator.

You may receive this error when trying to publish an InfoPath Form in SharePoint 2010: “The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service. For more information, contact your server administrator.” Resolution: You need to install the ‘State Service’. Open the PowerShell for SharePoint,…

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Deploy SharePoint Solution Packages (WSP) with PowerShell and STSADM

SharePoint solution packages (wsp) can be managed using either STSADM command line tool (in MOSS 2007) or with PowerShell cmdlets with SharePoint 2010 (such as deploy solution package with PowerShell). This article gives the reference for Managing SharePoint solutions using both of them with examples. To add a solution package to the…

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