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article we can proceed with the installation of SharePoint 2010. Depending on
your operating system and edition of SharePoint the installation files
editions are available for SharePoint 2010:
are the software pre-requisites
· 64 bit Operating System (Windows 7 /
Windows Vista SP2 / Windows Server 2008)
· .Net Runtime 3.5 SP1
· ASP.NET 3.5 with SP1
· SQL Server 2008 R2
· PowerShell 2
· Visual Studio 2010
Note: 64 bit Windows 7 can be installed on
a 32 bit computer. For production server the operating system should be Windows
Server 2008 and SharePoint Standard/Enterprise.
multiple ways for installing SharePoint 2010. Here two of them are
1. You can download a standard trial
version from the following link:
2. Use the Easy Script to setup
development machine with SharePoint 2010
This option takes several hours depending on
your internet connection speed.
3. Use the Virtual Hard Drive
(VHD) option to have a preconfigured environment for learning
Download the file specified in option 1. After the download
execute the file SharePointServer.exe
You will get the following screen:
Use the Install software prerequisites menu item from
the Install category. As the installer check for Windows Server 2008
operating system you will get the following error.
We need to proceed with an alternative way for
Proceeding with Installation
Open the command prompt and execute the following
(Ensure that you are specifying the folder in which enough
space is there)
You will see the following message box after a while:
So now we are ready with the files in the specified
Modify the config.xml
Locate the config.xml file from the folder
Add the following tag inside the configuration section:
Run the Setup.cmd file
Now open the SharePointFiles folder and locate the Setup.cmd
Execute the command file and the installation will show the
previous screen. First use the Install Pre-requisites option to install the
required components. Next use the Install SharePoint Server option to
continue. Now the following new screen is prompted.
following key for trial edition: VK7BD-VBKWR-6FHD9-Q3HM9-6PKMX.
On pasting the key
automatic validations happens and the Continue button gets enabled.
Click the button to continue.
terms and again click Continue button.
In the above
screen use the Standalone option to install all the SharePoint components in
your machine. Now the installation starts..
around 10 minutes, the installation will get completed click the Close
checked the Configure option from the previous screen you will get the
following Configuration wizard. Click the Next button to continue..
will perform activities like configuration of database, registering services,
sample data creation etc. It will take almost 10-15 minutes for completion. On
completion you can see the following dialog box.
Click on the
Finish button to close the dialog.
installation you will be able to see the following start menu item:
SharePoint 2010 Central Administration item and you will get the following
machine user name and password and proceed by clicking Ok button.
If you can
see the above screen then you are ready with a successful
article we have seen the trial installation of SharePoint 2010. The above
installation is useful for evaluating SharePoint features and setting up a