January 2011 Entries

Error :Another site already exists at "" Delete this site before attempting to create a new site with the same URL

In my previous post after succesfully finshed installing the WSS v3 SP2 and now tried to restore my site to my surprise i came across another error :) Another site already exists at http://mysite. Delete this site before attempting to create a new site with the same URL, l choose a new URL, or create a new inclusion at the path you originally specified I had a look at the Sharepoint Central Admin and i could see the site but the delete button was greyed out So i taught it must be an orphan site so ......

Posted On Monday, January 17, 2011 6:25 PM | Comments (0)

An error has occurred on the server.http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=96177 after installing WSS v3 SP2

I was trying to restore my WSS v3 dev server today after having some issues with IIS (see previous post) After installing the the Wss v3 SP2 and the wizard got to the end i got an error that the timer service wasn't started and it was unsuccesful. But truly i forgot to restart the Timer ser vice before clicking on the SP2 install. But then i said i would give it a try and try to restore my site from backup but unfortunately NO GO and got the error: An error has occurred on the server.http://go.microsoft.... ......

Posted On Monday, January 17, 2011 6:08 PM | Comments (0)

The error indicates that IIS is in 32 bit mode, while this application is a 64 b it application and thus not compatible.

I was trying to install a new WSS v3 Sharepoint on a 64 bit Windows 2003 server today but the installation was giving some error saying i would need to allow ASP.NET 2.0 in the web server extension in IIS. Looking at the IIS there was a ASP.NET 2.0 32 bit allowed but not for a 64 bit. I tried registering the aspnet_regiis but no luck by doing so: For the 32 bit verison %SYSTEMROOT%\Microsoft.NET\... -i For the 64bit version %SYSTEMROOT%\Microsoft.NET\... ......

Posted On Sunday, January 16, 2011 6:37 PM | Comments (9)

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