You get an error while adding a trusted location in Word 2007 (The path you have entered is not a valid location or cannot be used as a Trusted Location for Security reasons)

Previous day while adding a trusted location in Word and was presented with this message for no reason…as the path I was entering was a valid path (At least I thought so..) “The path you have entered is not a valid location or cannot be used as a Trusted Location for Security reasons” The issue was that Word was not accepting a root web site path as trusted location http://mysite.mydomain.com –> Did not work http://mysite.mydomain.com/sites/subsite –> Worked After some research I figured out that actually I was missing an hotfix mentioned below http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981041/

Windows PowerShell Command Builder Silverlight Application

The Windows PowerShell Command Builder for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products and Microsoft Office 365 is a Silverlight4 application that is designed to help IT professionals and power users learn how to use Windows PowerShell for administrative tasks. The Windows PowerShell Command Builder enables IT professionals and power users to visually assemble commands related to SharePoint 2010 Products and Office 365 in the browser and take those commands to their respective products. URL: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/TechNet/en-us/Office/media/WindowsPowerShell/WindowsPowerShellCommandBuilder.html While it is recommend that you run the application online, the Windows PowerShell Command Builder can be optionally used in an offline mode to take advantage of Silverlight 4 Outside the Browser. To use the Windows PowerShell Command Builder in offline mode, right-click anywhere in the application and select Install Windows PowerShell Command Builder.

Happy New Year!!!

2011 had been a terrific year for me in many ways and will be cherished for long long time to come. I would like to thank each one who played a part in my life during the year gone by. But as they say life goes on & every year teaches us some of life’s most important lessons, and with that learning we put our step forward into the new year. With the advent of new year, a new era begins and with it comes new hopes and new possibilities. We also need to move forward towards new goals, new horizons and newer heights. With all your help and support I might be able to repeat the year gone by or on an optimistic note even better it in 2012. Let’s kick the ball rolling… Wishing a Very Happy New Year to all the readers and their loved ones!!!