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Egad. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-022 – Critical for SharePoint

Hey folks We’ve come across a SharePoint security concern that, if you are not already aware of, requires your attention. To be clear – we’re not fans of fear mongering. SharePoint patches pop up frequently.  We’ve identified this one as particularly critical. We are currently applying this patch internally to protect ourselves and to develop …

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What are your “Pain Points”? We’d like to help.

itgroove is a business technology solutions provider. We have lots of tools and technology available that can be used to solve any number of business issues. And we have the knowledge and experience to map the solutions out for you, as well as the skills to implement the needed hardware, software and procedures. You have …

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SharePoint 2010 is not supported on Windows Server 2012

This is subject to change as this likely won’t stay this way forever as newer cumulative updates come out, but at this writing, this is still the case… Folks, One might assume that the latest version of Windows Server (2012, due shortly) would work with the latest version of SharePoint Server (2010) … but one …

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Yes. SharePoint can look this pretty and be this easy to use

We’re pretty chuffed about our internal Intranet, running on SharePoint 2010 (and enhanced by components from Nintex and Surfray. We’ve always been powered by SharePoint (file server, eww, what’s that?) and over the years it has evolved into something that really works and grows with us. To get the most out of SharePoint (performance, usability …

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Installing Office 2007 MODI (OCR Scanning) bits into your Office 2010

I’m filing this under SharePoint because it is relevant to wanting to scan into SharePoint (using say, Dark Blue Duck) and still being able to OCR documents as part of the scan. What Microsoft decided for some reason not to include OCR abilities in Office 2010 (yet had included it in Office 2007). Maybe a …

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If you live in Victoria, BC and are into SharePoint, you should join us

It’s been a while since I’ve reminded the local community so thought I’d take a second and provide a refresher… Every month in Victoria you have an opportunity to learn (for free, with pizza included!) something new about SharePoint.  We are the Victoria SharePoint Users Group – – please consider signing up.  Our next …

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How to edit an existing SharePoint blog post using Microsoft Word

In past posts, I’ve blogged about using Microsoft Word and Windows Live Writer (with its suite or sweet! of add-ins to enhance your blogs) to contribute to a SharePoint blog.  I even recently wrote about blogging to SharePoint from iPads/iPhones and other mobile devices using SharePlus.  Finally, although I wrote it for WSS/MOSS 2007, I …

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How to set regional/time zone settings in SharePoint

Regional settings can be set in SharePoint in three different places: The Web application The Site/Web level User settings With the exception of the User settings, you’ll need to be logged in as a site collection administrator or a site owner to change the regional settings for a site. With this in mind, let’s dive …

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