Updating SharePoint 2010 User Information

One of my clients recently had an issue where a particularly high profile user (CEO) had their title spelled incorrectly in Active Directory; unfortunately the error wasn’t noticed right away and now, despite changing the information in Active Directory, SharePoint was still showing the wrong title in the People Picker when granting the user rights to a Site Collection. Fortunately I had a partial PowerShell script to fix the issue and just needed to only slightly modify it – you can see the original script on pages 299 and 300 of my book. So before I show the modified script it’s first important to understand the problem and why I needed to use a script and why what I had in the book is somewhat incomplete.

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Fix – WP7 AdControl Disappears after Upgrade to 7.1

Last night I cut over a few WP7 7.0 applications using the AdControl to 7.1 (Mango). In the process I lost the AdControl on all the application pages. No error, not complaint just an empty place where the AdControl should have been.  If I was paying close attention I could see a brief flicker of the outline of the AdControl as though it was loading.

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