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WSS3.0 Upgrade to 2010 FS

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi Guys

What will happen if we upgrade a WSS3.0 site that uses one of the fabulous 40 templates, will the template still work Ok after the upgrade?

Also am I right in thinking that after an inplace upgrade the sites still look as though they are WSS3.0??




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I asked a question in this forum previously about the WSS MS Application templates and if they were compatible with FS 2010. The answer was no they were not and that they would likely not work once the site was upgraded to 2010.

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