For those needing to learn sharepoint but do not have the time or desire to install all the pieces.
Microsoft has provided an alternative. Thanks to JK for letting us know about this resource.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 Developer Evaluation VPC Image available at this link:
This VPC is a set of virtual pc imgs from microsoft. It is a time expiring (sometime in fall of next year) img, but it does have the following all PRE-INSTALLED:- sharepoint, visual studio 2k8, sql server & sql studio, IIS properly configured
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