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Error after Sitecore Installation while accessing content editor

I have installed fresh Sitecore 8.2 rev 170614 instance on my machine. The installation is successful and when I login to Sitecore CMS, the launchpad opens, but when I am trying to access content ...
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Unable to install Commerce Server— silent installation

I am trying to install Commerce Server in silent mode using this command: setup.exe /l %systemdrive%\install.log /ADDLOCAL ALL /PRODUCT CommerceServer /passive /norestart based on this MSDN link. ...
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Can v7 and v8 coexist on the same server

Can I (and if so how) setup SC 7 and SC 8 on the same server? I do all my dev work in a VM and I need access to both at various times of the day. It would really make my life easier on my laptop if I ...
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Error message “Cannot bind parameter 'Uri'. Cannot convert value” when trying to install update package via PowerShell DSC

I am trying to install .update file with instructions provided by davis from previous post How to install zip file package from Installation Wizard using Powershell DSC? I am using another developer'...
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Sitecore Coveo Cloud on 8.1 Initial release with WFFM installed, locks up

Anyone have an issue installing Coveo for Sitecore (Cloud) module "82 4.0 (895).zip" on Sitecore 8.2 Initial Release with WFFM? Coveo said it is a known issue https://support.coveo.com/s/article/...
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InvalidDeploymentException installing Sitecore SIM Tool

When I try to install the Sitecore SIM Tool on a Windows 10 VM, I get the following error when the ClickOnce application is download/installing: Activation of C:\Users[username]\Downloads\SIM.Tool....
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Which IIS role services are required for Sitecore?

I'm working on a new Sitecore 8.1 dev/uat/production infrastructure. We would like to reduce our possible attack surface and have a hardened installation from the start. One of the Sitecore ...
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Sitecore Not Finding Home Page [closed]

This might be an obvious answer. I am setting up an existing site (website link changed, but still should point to the same directory) and I get the following error on the URL notfound?item=%2f&...
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Strange “Could not load type” error in Global.asax

I am trying to install a Sitecore site on a QA server and I am getting a very strange error that I can't figure out. Basically what I did was first a clean install of Sitecore 8.1. I verified that ...
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What is the most efficient & fastest way to speed up the installation of packages with thousands of items?

We are soon going be pulling thousands of items from a PROD instance back into a QA Environment. These packages have thousands of items and take a VERY long time to install, sometimes even beyond 8 ...
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Server Role for SQL Server Account?

Connecting to SQL Server I currently have set the Server Role sysadmin on the account accessing SQL Server where I'm about to host Sitecore databases. My guess is that it's way to much privileges for ...
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Sitecore Rocks Package Installation Error - “Could not find configuration node: databases/database[@id='live']”

Getting this error when trying to install a package to my local Sitecore instance via Sitecore Rocks. I am not aware of a "live" database so I am not sure where this is coming from. I have checked the ...
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An item name lenght should be less or equal to 100 while installing a content package

I've got a vanilla instance of Sitecore 8.2 installed on my sandbox and I'm getting this error (taken from the logs): Exception: Sitecore.Exceptions.InvalidItemNameException Message: An item name ...
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Is there anyway to find packages installed into Sitecore instance

In Sitecore, there is a facility to install Sitecore packages. Is there a way to view what packages are installed into our Sitecore instance and when they got installed ? Are there any modules ...
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Installing WFFM with SIM - post-install steps

When installing the WFFM module with SIM, does it perform the post-install steps for you, like running the SQL script against the reporting database or updating the web.config for the captcha controls?...

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