Introduction :

This document provides a step by step installation and prerequisites Requirement for SharePoint Installation.

Given below is a step by step installation Guide.

 List of Prerequisites Software :

  1. Windows server 2008 with SP2
  2. Windows 2008 R2 and windows server 2008 KB971831.
  3. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Native Client.
  4. WCF Fix article for Windows 2008 R2.
  5. Microsoft “Geneva” Frame work Runtime.
  6. Microsoft Sync Frame work Runtime v1.4(x64).
  7. Microsoft chart controls for Microsoft .Net Frame work 3.5.
  8. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services ADOMD .NET
  9. PowerShell V2 RTM.
  10. SQL Server 2008 SP1
  11. Dot Net Frame work 3.5 Service Pack 1 (Full Package) KB959209 KB 967190

Installation OS on VMWARE Workstation 7.0 :

Installation windows server 2008 with SP2 VMWARE 7.0 may prompt the following error.

“You have configured this Virtual Machine” as 64-bit Guest Operating System…”




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In order to enable VT on Machine  , Please shut down your Machine and go to BIOS  step up > CPU  >  Virtualization Technology  >  Enable  and Press  F10 to Save  and Exit.

Install Windows server 2008 with SP2.



Download Prerequisites Software (If you need to share your PC folder to Access  from VMWARE ) enable share  folder Option:


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Run > SharePoint Server 2010 Application File , System will Extract  Files  and Show the above  Screen , Under Install  > Click install Software Prerequisites….


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System will Run for View minutes and Display  the following Error Massage:


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Install your prerequisites software that you downloaded one by one (if possible, follow the above order as shown in the error message).

   Note: If you try to install Hotfixes from your Share Folder system may prompt “error code 0x80070003” please copy your hotfix files to Windows server and click install.

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Once you get the above screen “Installation Complete”, click “Install SharePoint Server” link:


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SharePoint 2010 Installation screen prompts for Product Key.


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Read your License terms and click I accept and start Installation:


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Select Standalone option, if you are installing with SQL Express 2008 server. If you are installing SQL Server 2008 and SharePoint 2010 farm servers, then select Server Farm option. Since I am using VMWARE installation, I select Standalone option.


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System will start the Installation progress…


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System would take several minutes to complete installation and prompt for Configuration Wizard.


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Run your Configuration wizard and click next >


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Step 2 on Configuration wizard click “Yes” to start IIS and SharePoint Admin, Timer service.


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Configuration wizard continue 2 of 10 tasks and if everything is ok, the system will display the following screen. (Please note that it will take several minutes to complete. It’s not as fast as  SharePoint 2007 configuration wizard).


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Congratulations… you successfully Installed SharePoint 2010.

System will launch SharePoint 2010 Central Administration screen…


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