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System Requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008
  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Basic installation only), or any product built on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Visual Studio 2005 (Standard Edition, Professional Edition, or Team System)

But our all MOSS custom developments are in Windows XP, How to install. Need  to do some hack.

Open Sharepoint installed machine

Run –> regEdit

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsWeb Server Extensions12.0]
Export 12.0 and save with Desktop.

Copy the 12.0.reg file to your Windows XP Desktop.

In Windows XP BOX

Open this folder C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12ISAPI

if not Create it and Copy the  ISAPI folder from Sharepoint installed machine and paste windows XP BOX(this is for microsoft.sharepoint.dll)

Run –> regedit

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsWeb Server Extensions]

drag and drop the 12.0.reg to Web Server Extensions.

Then install the VSeWSSv11.exe file in your Windows XP BOX.

After installation for confirmation, Open Visaul Studio  -> New –> Projects –>

Its having more Project templates

Visual Studio 2005 Project Templates

  • Web Part
  • Team Site Definition
  • Blank Site Definition
  • List Definition
  • Empty SharePoint Project

See below image

WSS VS2005VS2005

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