Vista prompt me no more!

Ever since moving to Vista and Office 2007 and MOSS everyone I know with this same configuration has complained about the constant prompting in Office 2007. Here is the scenario and the fix as detailed by one of our AWSOME Desktop Support Engineers at Catapult, Greg (Awesome-O) Tate: What’s the difference? I found a fix…

SharePoint Conference 2009!

Vegas anyone? Microsoft has finally announced that the 2009 SharePoint conference will be held October 19-22, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. This is your chance to get up to speed on SharePoint “14” (or whatever they are going to call it by then…)! Jump over to http://www.mssharepointconference.com/Pages/spc2009.aspx for all the details. Cheers!

What happened to Search Administration?

What do you do when you open your Search Administration site and it looks like this? Or you open your Search Queries Report (SpUsageSSPSearchQueries.aspx) looks like this: Or every time you open the Search Query Report you see the following in your Event Logs: Error Details Event Type:    Error Event Source:    DCOM Event Category:    None Event ID:    10016 Date:        1/30/2009…

SPDisposeCheck is loose!

Paul Andrew has just announced that the SharePoint Disposable Object checking tool SPDisposeCheck has been released into the wild. Jump over to: http://blogs.msdn.com/pandrew/archive/2009/01/29/spdisposecheck-v1-3-1-is-released.aspx and have a read. If you are a developer and don’t know about the issues related to disposable objects in SharePoint then have a read of Roger Lamb’s blog post on the…

Crawling Special Circumstances

I recently helped a client with a crawl configuration that turned out to be a bit trickier than I expected. The client has a page that generates "hidden" links to a library of PDF documents. The URL to this page was simple enough: http://www.docs.company.com. This page had several links on it that categorized the folders…

Have OS deployment ask for a Computer Name

I found this on TechNet and had to work through it to make it work. I’ve added pics and better explanations on how to add and deploy the script to work for you. I found the scripts at this URL in TechNet. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/configmgrosd/thread/5924e840-eb6e-48c1-858f-766a5be625a6/ This script will detect if the current assigned value for the computer…