Installation of SharePoint Server 2010 & SharePoint Designer on Windows 7 SP1

Installation of SharePoint Server 2010 & SharePoint Designer 2010 is quite tricky on Windows Clients, as it’s prerequisites are built to work with Windows Server 2008 SP2 onwards.

  • But, it’s easily achievable by Cinfiguring the Setup/config.xml in SharePointServer.exe / SharePointFoundation.exe. First extract the contents of SharePoint Server 2010 by typing the following command from command prompt as elevated mode in Windows 7.

D:\SharePointServer.exe /extract:c:\SharePoint  (pointing that your SharePoint Server.exe exists in following drive & extraction folder the same)

  • Open config.xml from c:\SharePoint\files\Setup & add the following line under <configuration> tag:

                                     <Setting Id=”AllowWindowsClientInstall” Value=”True”/>

  •   Save it & close the config.xml
  • Next , try to follow the setup.exe from the command prompt as follows:

  • Find the installation option StandAlone or Server – farm & proceed to installation.

  • now configure the installation with the SharePoint Products Configuration according to the settings choosen.
  •     Install Microsoft Chart Controls , Windows Identity Foundation & start the SharePoint Product Configuration settings:

  • Check out the IIS application pools running the SharePoint Web farm & check  app-pools settings must be Enable 32 bit applications to FALSE & all SharePoint services should be started.

  • Installation of SharePoint Designer 2010: SharePoint Designer 2010 can be installed on Windows Clients according to the office 2007/2010 x86/x64 settings.
  • If you installed office 2010 x86 on your x64 Windows then please install SharePoint Designer 2010 x86 version.

SharePoint Designer 2010 SP1 Default Page 

About Anindita
Anindita Basak is working as Big Data Cloud Consultant in Microsoft. Worked in multiple MNCs as Developer & Senior Developer on Microsoft Azure, Data Platform, IoT & BI , Data Visualization, Data warehousing & ETL & of course in Hadoop platform.She played both as FTE & v- employee in Azure platform teams of Microsoft.Passionate about .NET , Java, Python & Data Science. She is also an active Big Data & Cloud Trainer & would love share her experience in IT Training Industry. She is an author, forum contributor, blogger & technical reviewer of various books on Big Data Hadoop, HDInsight, IoT & Data Science, SQL Server PDW & PowerBI.

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