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Article ID: 2728964 - Last Review: October 30, 2012 - Revision: 9.0

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Summary

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is not supported for installation on Windows Server 2012 computers. Therefore, Microsoft does not support SharePoint Server 2007 in Windows Server 2012.

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When you try to install SharePoint Server 2007 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2012, you experience one or more of the following issues.

Issue 1

The SharePoint Server 2007 installation process fails, and you receive the following error message:
Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Please read Microsoft Knowledge Base article: 962935 cannot be run due to compatibility issues

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Issue 2 

The SharePoint Server 2007 prerequisite installer (PrerequisiteInstaller.exe) fails, and you receive the following error message:
This program has compatibility issues

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Applies to
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
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