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"New Document" button on Form Library fails to open a new document

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I have just finished installing sharepoint server standard edition 2010. I did a server farm installation using SQL 2008 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I did not run the farm configuration wizard. I have manually setup User Profile Synchronization and Search Service Applications. I then created a web application and site collection to play around with. I created a Form Library for some Infopath forms I had and set the template. Now when I attempt to create a new document for the form library I recieve the following message

"This feature requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later and a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible XML editor such as Microsoft Infopath."

I have the site collection configured to open files in their client applications by default.

This behavior occurs in all of my document libraries as well. I have also noticed that sharepoint doesn't appear to recognize what type of office file the library template is using as the new document icon is always just a blank white page instead of the miniature office word/excel/infopath icon.

Any insight into some setup steps I have missed or anything would be helpful



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