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Dear all,

the third episode of SharePoint 5 is ready and can be viewed here:

Please note the slight watermark – I am testing another recording software, so in future there will be no more watermark.

This time, we’re dealing with the installation of language packs for

  • Windows Server 2008 (make sure to grab the 64-Bit version of the LPs!)
  • SharePoint Server 2010

Purpose: Creating sites in different languages than only the originally installed SharePoint Server 2010 language.

Here are the links for downloading all the language packs:


Windows Server 2008:


SharePoint 2010 Language Packs: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=3411


IMPORTANT: Do not execute these steps without prior consulting your administrator and plan for downtime. There will be a service disruption when running the Products Configuration Wizard, where your SharePoint Contents won’t be accessible for some time. Please bear that in mind before executing any of the above mentioned steps.


Best regards and stay tuned till the next episode,



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Dear all,

as of 1st of July, I received the MVP for SharePoint Server. Now, the ACADEMIA science magazine of EURAC research, published an article about this achievement, and I see it as a nice recognition. Here is the full article (German only):


Thanks to the ACADEMIA team, but especially to Alessandro, Marjorie and the whole MVP CEE team!

Best regards,


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Dear all,


I already got the happy notice on July, 1st while on the way to the holidays. I returned 2 days ago and finally could embrace the MVP Award Kit!


In fact, I’m the first SharePoint Server MVP from South Tyrol, and one among only few in Italy.



The MVP Award Kit box.



The Certificate.


I also updated my MVP Profile, which you can find here:




The kit contained:

  • Glass-made award
  • Certificate
  • Plastic card w/ MVP ID
  • MVP Pin
  • NDA agreement

Thanks, Microsoft, and big thanks also to Ale and Marjorie! I hope to be able to contribute many, many more times to the communities and wish you all a nice week start!


I also hope to meet some of you at the conference Collaboration Days in Luzern, on November 29th and 30th this year!


Best regards,


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