Microsoft KB Archive/928625

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Error message when you try to enable the Publishing feature on a SharePoint Server 2007 site: "The feature failed to activate because a list at 'Pages' already exists in this site"

Article ID: 928625

Article Last Modified on 5/14/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007



SYMPTOMS

When you try to enable the Publishing feature on a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site, you receive the following error message:

Error

The feature failed to activate because a list at 'Pages' already exists in this site. Delete or rename the list and try activating the feature again.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs if one of the following meeting templates was used to create the SharePoint Server 2007 site:

  • Social Meeting Workspace
  • Multipage Meeting Workspace


STATUS

This behavior is by design.


Additional query words: MOSS2007 MOSS 2007 SPS

Keywords: kbtshoot kbexpertiseinter kbprb KB928625