SharePoint 2016 Preview Installation Error FC73469E

When I tried to install SharePoint 2016 Preview on VM encountered the following Error: Problem Event Name: OfficeClassicSetup SETUP EXE VERSION: 15.0.4420.1017 SETUP DLL NAME: SVRSETUP.DLL SETUP DLL VERSION: 15.0.4420.1017 ERROR CODE: 2 MSI HRESULT…

How to install .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

You may experiencing trouble installing .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 using “Add Rules/Features”

If you’re trying to install SQL Server 2012, you may receiving the following error:

“Error while enabling windows feature: NetFx3″

You will face the same error […]

SharePoint 2010 Config wizard Failed : could not find stored procedure sp_dboption



Exception: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Could not find stored procedure ‘sp_dboption’.

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection)

at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj)

at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.Run(RunBehavior runBehavior, SqlCommand cmdHandler, SqlDataReader dataStream, BulkCopySimpleResultSet bulkCopyHandler, TdsParserStateObject stateObj)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.FinishExecuteReader(SqlDataReader ds, RunBehavior runBehavior, String resetOptionsString)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReaderTds(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, Boolean async)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReader(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, String method, […]

Trouble-shooting Tip For Angular Directives (Or, Learning To Love Hyphens All Over Again)

I have a couple of apps that make $http.get() calls and I wanted to be able to show a nicely formatted error message with ugly error details hidden, but accessible.  Basically, this:

And then if the user clicks on the error, they see more info:

Simple stuff.  Since the exact same potential error can appear in the […]

IE9 Really Doesn’t Like It When You Take A Shortcut With Your <span> Tags

I’ve fallen into a bad habit of using Chrome all the time.  It’s “bad” because the stuff I develop really needs to run on a lot of other web browsers, including, sadly IE8.  My work laptop has IE9 standard for whatever reason) and I was just doing a quick check to see what things looked […]

Update URL After cloning Server in SharePoint

This would be very common scenario most of us bump into. You may need to clone your Web Front End to host it in different environment. After restoring the cloned instance you may find your new server refers to the old server name. Quick and easy way to…

HTTP 406 Error When Using Angular $http.get Against SharePoint REST End Points

Update: Marc AD ndersson pointed out this great piece of info: http://blogs.office.com/2014/08/13/json-light-support-rest-sharepoint-api-released/.  That explains a lot .

That may be the worst title of a blog post ever!  Anyhoo.

I typically do all of my prototyping against an O365 instance.  I have my personal instance so that I don’t have to be worried about affecting anyone else.  […]

Change Global Search Center URL in SharePoint 2013

If the search center URL is empty you would be able to set it up in Search Administration Page on Central Admin.

Once you set the value you don’t have the interface to change this value.

Use PowerShell to change the URL

$search = $search = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication

$search.SearchCenterURL = <<URL>>


How-to: Enable Multiple Angular SharePoint Web Parts on the Same Page

This blog posts describes how you can have multiple Angular.js based SharePoint web parts (referenced via a content editor web part) on the same page.  I’m calling a content editor web part (CEWP) that references JavaScript built using the Angular.js framework an “Angular Web Part.”

Angular’s bootstrap process is super easy and just about every example […]

Nintex Options Not Available in Central Administration


Sometimes after finishing the installation Nintex Workflow in SharePoint farm. We won’t find the options in Central Administration.


Nintex workflow administration feature not properly activated as part of installation in Central Administration


Force Activate NintexWorkflowAdmin Feature