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Identify SharePoint version through registry

Title: Identify SharePoint version through registry

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In SharePoint Server 2007, their is a registry entry HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Office Server/12.0

/OfficeServerPremium=1 Or 0

If the value is 1 than it is Enterprise edition and if the value is 0 than it is Standard edition.



In SharePoint 2010, we have a registry entry HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Office Server/14.0

Following are list of GUIDs for each SKU:

    * BEED1F75-C398-4447-AEF1-E66E1F0DF91E        : SharePoint Foundation 2010
    * 1328E89E-7EC8-4F7E-809E-7E945796E511           : Search Server Express 2010
    * B2C0B444-3914-4ACB-A0B8-7CF50A8F7AA0     : SharePoint Server 2010 Standard Trial
    * 3FDFBCC8-B3E4-4482-91FA-122C6432805C        : SharePoint Server 2010 Standard
    * 88BED06D-8C6B-4E62-AB01-546D6005FE97       : SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Trial
    * D5595F62-449B-4061-B0B2-0CBAD410BB51       : SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise
    * BC4C1C97-9013-4033-A0DD-9DC9E6D6C887     : Search Server 2010 Trial
    * 08460AA2-A176-442C-BDCA-26928704D80B      : Search Server 2010
    * 84902853-59F6-4B20-BC7C-DE4F419FEFAD       : Project Server 2010 Trial
    * ED21638F-97FF-4A65-AD9B-6889B93065E2        : Project Server 2010
    * 926E4E17-087B-47D1-8BD7-91A394BC6196        : Office Web Companions 2010

Each GUID relates to different product as mentioned above, in registry we can only see GUIDs and note any other details.

We can find above GUID's entries in the registry key at HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\14.0\WSS\InstalledProducts.

You can also use the PowerShell command get-spfarm to find version.

Note:
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On one of a test SharePoint server I saw 4 GUIDs which means this server has following application\versions.
SP Foundation, SP Enterprise, Project Server, Office Web Companions

Keyword: find sharepoint version, command to find sharepoint version.

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