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User guide on Sharepoint 2007 security and Administration

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi All - Can any one provide me user guide on sharepoint 2007 security groups,Audience targetting,Backup and restore options. If you already developed one for your firm. I need one very badly. I started doing one but I am new to administration part please give me doc you already have very helpful to me.




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