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My organization is using a SBS 2008 server for managing our file-system. As far as I understand it comes with SharePoint installed on it, although it is currently not in use.

We have got office 2010 and I realized that this office version contains a very significant feature for our work - Co authoring of Word documents- i.e. being able to edit the same word files simultaneously.

However our IT guys currently refuses to reconfigure our server in order to enable this feature, saying that this is complicated need SharePoint expertise and requires long time.

My questions:

  1. Is it possible to enable it on our Business Server?
  2. Will it require days to configure the server to support it, if our SBS is currently using the default configuration?

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Yes and Yes; both depending on a bunch of information we don't have. But this is off-topic for SU, as we are here for questions and answers that are practical and not rhetorical or 'opinion'-oriented. –  techie007 Aug 15 '11 at 18:43

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Sharepoint 2010 and Office 2010 has document co-authoring automatically enabled. There is nothing that you need to do except use the DOCX format and Office 2010 apps when workign with the document.

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