How to Change the Domain of Multiple SharePoint Accounts

February 16, 2017

Very recently I had to change a bunch of accounts from one domain to another in SharePoint. Rather than doing this piecemeal for each individual account, I decided to write a simple script to do this for me. Since I couldn’t find this online, I figured I’d demonstrate how I did it.     Start Read More

Error 1935 when Installing SharePoint and SharePoint Designer

February 14, 2017

A while back I was trying to install SharePoint 2010 and was receiving the following “Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly component”. I was also getting this issue when trying to install SharePoint Designer 2010.     Initially I tried the following link,, but that did not resolve my problem. Read More

Surface Pro 4 Rotation Lock in Windows 10 (Disable Autorotate)

February 8, 2017

My Surface Pro 4 was recently updated which reset some of my setting. This was driving me crazy because I am not a fan of the Autorotate feature that comes with a surface (when it tries to act like a tablet). Personally, I like everything to remain in landscape mode at all times – that Read More

SharePoint Configuration Wizard: Feature definition failed validation. The ListInternal attribute is not allowed

February 3, 2017

A while ago I ran into an issue where I was unable to successfully build a new SharePoint 2016 farm because the Products Configuration Wizard was throwing an error. The error was as follows.     Failed to create the configuration database.     An exception of type System.Xml.Schema.SchemaException was thrown. Additional exception information: Feature Read More

Connect Office 2016 to an Office 365 Tenant

January 19, 2017

One of the key steps of being able to utilize services in Office 365 from Office 2016 is to connect the two together. This a fairly simple procedure, and I’ve created an easy step by step process to set this up as seen below.     Start by launching Word 2016.         Read More

We couldn’t sync this library. This library isn’t available offline (OneDrive for Business)

January 18, 2017

Recently I was trying to sync a new SharePoint library in a site I have setup in Office 365, and after having tried many other blog posts, none of them worked, and I had to come up with my own solution.     The error I was seeing was as follows.   “Microsoft OneDrive for Read More

PSConfig: The IncomingUrl is already present in the collection in a different zone

January 10, 2017

I recently encountered the following error message when running the Products Configuration Wizard (psconfig) in SharePoint 2013.     Exception: System.ArgumentException: The IncomingUrl is already present in the collection in a different zone.  A url may only map to one zone at a time.  Use a different url for requests from this zone.   Although Read More

Import-SPWeb: Could not find language

January 10, 2017

I was recently working on a customer SharePoint site when I was running into this issue with trying to import new data into their environment.     Import-SPWeb : Could not find language 1040     It was truly very frustrating as I had already installed what I thought was the correct language pack. Actually Read More

Microsoft Office: You’re Connected to Too Many Services

November 25, 2016

Recently I was using Office 2016 to save to a new location that I’d never saved to previously. Unfortunately, it turns out I was already connected to a large number of services (as I work as a consultant and am often working on many projects at once). Before I could connect to a new service, Read More

The Specified User or Domain Group Was Not Found

November 25, 2016

I was seeing some odd behaviour on a client site a while back. Below is a list of the various issues I was seeing.     When trying to insert a link into a web page     I was seeing the following error.     Also in the ULS, I was seeing the following Read More

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