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Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010

In this chapter, you will install and configure SharePoint 2010. SharePoint 2010 ships in various flavors— Standard Edition, Enterprise, and the free Windows SharePoint Foundation (to name a few—but the installation steps I give here work for all editions of SharePoint 2010 unless I say otherwise. I‘ll guide you through the installation of SharePoint 2010 binaries on a new Windows Server; upgrade options for installing SharePoint 2010 after Microsoft Office Server 2007; the prerequisites for the new platform; and configuration options via the Central Administration web site.

This chapter will also visit the Visual Upgrade process for upgrade of SharePoint branding. So without further ...

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