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I have Windows 7 Home Basic Operating System in my Laptop and I want to install SharePoint Foundation on my computer, But I can't help it.

I have done the following steps to do that-

1. Download SharePointFoundation.exe,

2. I put this file in 'c:\SharePointFiles'.

3. Run SharePointFoundation.exe

4.It shows the following Message-

Setup is Unable to Proceed due to the following error(s)
This Product Requires Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 or above.
Correct the issue(s) listed above and re-run setup.

Please tell me, how to solve this problum.

Thanks to all.
Posted 14-Apr-12 2:15am
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Solution 1

Sharepoint requires Windows Servers to install, you can not install it on client operating systems.

You can create a Windows 2008 virtual machine with VMWare Player (or any other virtual machine) and install Sharepoint in that.
VJ Reddy 14-Apr-12 21:22pm
Good answer. 5!
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Solution 2

VJ Reddy 14-Apr-12 21:21pm
Good link. 5!
Espen Harlinn 15-Apr-12 4:38am
Thanks VJ :-D

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