Create an Operating System VHD from DVD

As a follow up to the previous post, this method was blogged well before Microsoft released WIM2VHD and I still use this method to create Windows Server 2008 R2 VHD using either ISO mounted or the actual media. To be honest, a vhd is being created right now using this...

Download Search Server 2010 Express

For businesses who are not ready to invest in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 product, Microsoft have an alternate solution for free – Microsoft Search Server Express 2010. As can be seen from the comparison table, you can get away with Search Server 2010 Express in a...

Where is My Site?

In pre-beta release, creating My Site was not any different then creating one in SharePoint 2007. This has changed in Beta2 build of SharePoint 2010. Even in Ignite training lab manuals this step has not been documented correctly. Follow the steps in this post to...

How To Install WSS4 on Windows 7

Once SharePoint 2010 Public Beta is released, you would want to start playing with it! This post will detail steps on installing Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS4) on a Windows 7 RTM. Ideally this would be on laptop and the recommended hardware would be x64...