Secure Store Service Error

If you attempt to generate a New Key for the Secure Store Service, you may receive the following error: An error occurred during the “Generate Key” process. Please try again or contact your administrator. On the Event Log of the SharePoint server, this error may appear: To resolve this, add the user that is attempting to generate the key to the SharePoint Farm Administrators group.
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SSP Provisioning Error “User cannot be found”

If you receive this error, check the Site Collection Administrators and make sure they are valid accounts.
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SharePoint List Filter Problems (or “Show Filter Choices”)

When a SharePoint List gets to a certain size, around 500 items, some fields will no longer display a proper drop down for filter choices (e.g. single line of text columns).  Instead, it will display “Show Filter Choices”.  Microsoft did this to prevent performance problems by showing >500 options to choose from. If you are receiving a rendering error after selecting Show Filter Choices, be sure to install the June 2009 or newer CU
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Self-Healing SharePoint

We ran into a situation where a Custom List had a Calendar view.  The Custom List also had a copy of NewForm.aspx called QuickAdd.aspx.  There was no customization done to QuickAdd.aspx.  The Supporting Files for the Custom List had been updated to set New Item form to QuickAdd.aspx. In the Calendar view of this Custom List, clicking on any existing item within the Calendar lead to this QuickAdd.aspx?ID=n which in turn lead to NewForm.aspx?ID=n w
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SharePoint Server Service Pack 2 Trial Mode Activation Fix

Update: The fix has been released! SharePoint Server Service Pack 2 activates the Trial mode of all SharePoint Server related products (SharePoint Server 2007, Search Server, Project Server, etc.).  The workaround is to simply re-enter the license code.  If you do not do this, then the product will deactivate after 180 days of installing SP2. However, if you’re running Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express, no license code is provided. Micro
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Integrating Microsoft SQL Reporting Services 2005 with SharePoint

This guide assumes you already have a fully working farm, and a separate server where you will be installing SSRS (which already has SharePoint installed on it and is a member of the SharePoint farm).  It also assumes that you have a fully functional Server 2003 forest/domain and that all servers involved in the SharePoint farm are either using NetBIOS names for the URL or if using a dotted domain for the URL, are placed in the Intranet Zone in I
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