SharePoint Prerequisite Lab Installation Tip (#PowerPivot CTP3 Install)

When you install SharePoint Beta 2 to go with your PowerPivot for SharePoint CTP3 install, some will install SharePoint on a set of servers (or VMs) that do not have internet connectivity. The first step to installing SharePoint Beta 2 is to run the SharePoint Prerequisite Installer.  If you are in a lab environment that does not have internet connectivity, this step will fail because it is trying to download the required files. Within the installer dialog, it will provide you a link to the installation log.  Search for “download” within the file and you can then identify the component…

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