Windows Authentication Missing / Blank Page on installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7 Home Premium?

SharePoint 2010 requires at least the Professional edition of Windows 7.

If you encountered the following issues with Windows 7 Home Premium:

  • Blank Page on visiting SharePoint site or Central Administration Site
  • Windows Authentication missing in IIS

Solutions

Following are the solutions available. You can choose one of it.

1) Installing Windows Authentication Manually

Please see reply by AntonioCosta

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqlreportingservices/thread/eac34068-7c14-4f6a-9272-97ebff0329e7/

 

2) Disabling Windows Authentication and using Basic Authentication (not the best way)

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869%28office.14%29.aspx


3) More Links

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010setup/thread/fe85d129-c3e6-410e-8dfb-89602734e5c9

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010setup/thread/6f6f1872-1941-4ed3-a83e-609cbb7464c4/

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