Indexing Adobe Arobat PDF files with SharePoint Server 2007

So you have a snazzy new SharePoint site?  It works wonderfully with Office documents.  Now you need to index all those PDF files that are floating around the office.  Fortunately, this is an easy fix.



  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007
  • Adobe IFilter 9.0 for 64-bit platforms - Download
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (to view documents)
  • A GIF to use for the Acrob

DCOM 10016 Errors with SharePoint 2007 and Windows Server 2008 R2

It seems that by default SharePoint 2007 has some DCOM/IIS related issues on Windows Server 2008 R2.  I've run into this error multiple times on multiple servers:

EVENT ID: 10016
SOURCE: DistributedCOM
The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID



How to uninstall SQL Server Embedded Edition (Windows Internal Database)

Certain Windows services, such as SharePoint Services, install SQL Server Embedded Edition by default as their database. This is the new name for the Windows Internal Database. Unfortunately they don't always uninstall it afterwards.

To remove the 32-bit (x86) version:
msiexec /x {CEB5780F-1A70-44A9-850F-DE6C4F6AA8FB} callerid=ocsetup.exe

To remove the 64-bit (x64) version:
msiexec /x {BDD79957-5801-4A2D-B09E-852E7FA64D01} callerid=ocsetup.exe

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