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“Set as default My Site”, “SharePoint Sites”, or “My SharePoint Sites” missing in Office 2010 on SharePoint 2007?

27 September, 2011 (10:15) | Office, SharePoint | By: Liebrand

If your organization is rolling out Windows 7 with Office 2010 in your environment but you are still using SharePoint 2007 you might notice that the “Set as default My Site” option is no longer working. Clicking this link is crucial to enabling the Office / SharePoint integration points. If you do not already know […]

SharePoint / Office 2007 and random authentication pop up's with “My SharePoint Sites” (Memberships)

25 January, 2009 (13:18) | Office, SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Update – 7/2/2009 The Office 2007 hotfix (KB970950) is now available to download: The specific bullet that resolves this problem states the following: “When you view folders that are listed under My SharePoint Sites in the Open dialog box or the Save As dialog box in a 2007 Office application, you are prompted for […]

New Strange Error (All profiles failed to update)

10 March, 2008 (15:34) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

UPDATE 06/12/2008: A possible cause of this issue could be that the user has set an invalid URL for their profile picture. We had a user set their profile picture to point to a web page that contained their picture instead of the picture itself. The error message states something about the URL containing invalid […]

My SharePoint Sites and Authentication Popup

27 February, 2008 (17:21) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Recently we started experiencing a Windows authentication dialog box popping up on end-users computers asking for username and password when they launched an Office 2007 application for the first time of the day. After troubleshooting the issue we determined that the end-user was no longer a member of a site that was propagated to the […]

Office 2007 and My SharePoint Sites

29 November, 2007 (03:07) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

In previous posts I have discussed the concepts around the MOSS 2007 Membership functionality (see the Office 2007 and User Memberships post). This post talks about the location of the My SharePoint Sites and how it gets populated. Once again, the My SharePoint Sites functionality is new to Office 2007 and requires you establish your […]

MOSS 2007 and User Memberships

29 November, 2007 (03:06) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

A new and often misunderstood feature of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server ("MOSS") 2007 is the concept of user memberships. The user membership information is rendered through a few different surfaces within the SharePoint environment. The following is a list of places the membership information is used and surfaced: 1. Users My Site 2. Top Navigation […]