Installing SharePoint 2010 in Windows 7

SharePoint 2010 can be installed in Windows Vista and Windows 7 if you are running a 64 bit version of the OS. But if you try to install SharePoint 2010 in Windows 7 you will see the following error message.

Guess What installing SharePoint 2010 in Windows 7 or Windows Vista is not easy as it sounds ;-) There are few settings which you will have to make before starting the install.

Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint 2010 on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 is a must read before installing SharePoint 2010 in Windows Vista or Windows 7.

4 thoughts on “Installing SharePoint 2010 in Windows 7

  1. I have followed ALL the steps and installing on Windows 7 professional with no success! The datbase will not install – :Failed to create configuration database” AND lots of people are having this same issue. It is not a simple fix! I have installed all the so called hot fixes and NOTHING to date has fixed it

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