Fix for SharePoint Datasheet Error: The list cannot be displayed in Datasheet view for one or more of the following reasons

When I try to open a SharePoint 2010 list in Datasheet View, It scolded me by throwing below error: The list cannot be displayed in Datasheet view for one or more of the following reasons:    – A datasheet component compatible with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation is not installed.    – Your Web…

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SharePoint Designer in Contributor Mode

Problem: SharePoint Designer Automatically switches to Contributor Mode! Another day, when I was trying to open a SharePoint site in SharePoint Designer, it automatically opened in the contributor mode! Troubleshooting: So I tried: Prompt for user name and password security settings in IE, then re-opened the SPD. Yes, It prompted me the…

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Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion – Error in SharePoint Site

SharePoint site gave an error message in browser “Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion” . Resolution: Not sure, What went wrong, But I did an Application pool recycling, which made the site up!!! When the same error occurred during a Search, I Restarted “Search Query”…

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HTTP 401 Unauthorized Error – Unable to Browse FQDN Site from SharePoint Servers?

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 have a security feature that prevents the WFE itself from browsing to FQDN server names (i.e., intranet.company.com) it hosts. This is only an issue from the web server and does not affect external clients. “You are not authorized to view this page” Solution: Disable Loopback Check!…

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The Farm is unavailable Error – while running stsadm

Another day, when I was trying to activate a feature by running STSADM, it resulted with an Error message to me saying: “The Farm is unavailable” The cause of this issue is: I was running STSADM under an account which doesnt has the access to SQL Server! Once I ran the command…

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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 retrieving list items using CAML SPQuery. Root Cause: There was a field “Artifact ID” in the list, but the internal name was “Artifact”, resulting in an error! Correcting the internal name in the Query XML fixed the problem. In another case, I got this error:“The following…

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Server error: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=96177

SharePoint Central Administration displayed just “Server error: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=96177” error message on a SharePoint Farm. After little research, Found Hotfixes are installed, but the Products and Technologies wizard has not run! After running “SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard” everything turned up. In case psconfig fails, try: stsadm -o upgrade -inplace -url -forceupgrade If…

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