Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7

If you are trying to install SharePoint 2010 from a Windows 7 PC, you will need to copy the installation media to your hard drive and modify the config file found in the

C:\Users\richardm\Downloads\SharePointFiles\Files\Setup

or

C:\Users\richardm\Downloads\SharePointFiles\Files\SetupFarm

by adding the following attribute:

<Setting Id=”AllowWindowsClientInstall” Value=”True”/>

couple other things you will need to have installed for the configurtion wizard to complete successfully

mschart – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=130F7986-BF49-4FE5-9CA8-910AE6EA442C&displaylang=en

Windows6.1-KB974405-x64 – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=eb9c345f-e830-40b8-a5fe-ae7a864c4d76

Additional instructions can be found in the KB below

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869(office.14).aspx

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