SP2010 beta installation


This article is to describe detailed steps for SP 2010 beta installation.

  1. Install all hot fixes for Windows Server 2008 and SQL server 2008.
  2. Remove powershell feature from server. [  Start Server Manager and navigate to Features. Click Uninstall Features. Select Windows PowerShell and follow the directions to uninstall.] as this may create some problem at SP install.
  3. Install SharePoint 2010 Pre-Requisites. [at the end it will ask for restart ]
  4. Install SharePoint server 2010 and create new farm
  5. Now configure farm settings using SharePoint Central Administration.
  6. [Install Visual Studio 2010 if the development environment is required to be set on the same machine.]
  7. Install Office 2010 beta. [This should include SharePoint Designer]
  8. Install SDKs (Optional).

I hope these will be helpful for you. Feel free to share your suggestions/questions.