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Archive for September, 2009


The New Office Button – First Look – Microsoft Office Project 2010 Technical Preview (Graphical)

Posted on September 16, 2009 by

Those of you that have installed Microsoft Office 2007 applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, the Office button is not really a new concept as it essentially replaced the File menu on the older applications.

Office button

However, the new Microsoft Office 2010 applications has a smaller version of the Office button, but packs a much bigger punch as we will see

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The Ribbon Views – First Look – Microsoft Office Project 2010 Technical Preview (Graphical)

Posted on September 16, 2009 by

The first you notice when launching Project 2010 is that it looks a little different. Now the Gantt view is essentially the same, but the Tool Bar is now replaced with the Ribbon.

Now I know what you’re thinking…

Can I get the old Tool Bar back?

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How to Backup and Restore Enterprise Calendars in Project Server 2007 (Graphical Step-By-Step)

Posted on September 10, 2009 by

So I’m working on an EPM project in a virtualized Dev environment. Creating custom fields, defining security groups, etc., etc. and also creating some enterprise calendars for specific countries (US, Canada, England and Australia) that included their national/regional holidays. Took a fair bit of time getting it right (especially with the Aussie calendars)

Ent_Calendars1 

 

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How to Fix Project Server Events Service and Queue Service Event ID: 7000 Error (Graphical Step-by-Step)

Posted on September 06, 2009 by

In my last posting, I showed you how to Slipstream SP2 and Cumulative Updates into the Project Server 2007 RTM bits.

Well an interesting thing happened after I rebooted the Project Server for the first time.
I received the following Service Control Manager error:

Microsoft CRL

So now I’m thinking, Uh Oh
That’s not good

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How to Slipstream SP2 and Cumulative Updates into Project Server 2007 RTM or SharePoint Server RTM (Graphical Step-By-Step)

Posted on September 06, 2009 by

I do a fair bit of consulting / training and in order to cut down the installation and updating time, I’ve slipstreamed SP2 and the Cumulative Updates into my RTM bits. Because there’s no sense getting started with the configuration until the infrastructure is rock solid. So I have decided to post my Graphical Step-by-Step procedure. Here it is:

In this procedure I will be using Project Server 2007 RTM bits, but you can substitute for MOSS 2007 RTM bits. Either one will work. Also the folder names I use can be changed to whatever suites your needs. Just make sure that you can tell the x86 and x64 bits apart

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