Things I fixed today #2

Issue 2: Another Event log Error on our TFS production server

This was also a Sharepoint issue one a bit easier to solve though. The error was:

Load control template file /_controltemplates/SearchArea.ascx failed: ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SearchArea,Microsoft.SharePoint,Version=,Culture=neutral,PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ is not allowed here because it does not extend class ‘System.Web.UI.UserControl’.

After some research I found out that the SearchArea.ascx file was left behind because we upgraded from WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Renaming the file on disk to SearchArea.ascx_old stopped the errors from popping up. I guess you could probably remove it, but after that first issue, I didn’t want to tempt fate any more than I had to.

And now to lunch.

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