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I can't open my site with SharePoint Designer 2010.

I get the well known message:

The Web server at "http://tfs" does not appear to have Microsoft SharePoint Foundation installed.

I've spent a good deal of time researching and troubleshooting already and have checked the following:

  • Enable Client Integration is set to Yes for the web application
  • All checkboxes are checked under the site collection's SharePoint Designer Settings
  • Connecting to the Central Administration website from SD works no problem
  • I can browse the site in the SD Open Site window, but when I actually click open, I get the error
  • Logged in and tried as the SharePoint service account, the domain admin account, my account which is an admin, and the site collection admin account
  • Creating a new site collection in the same web application and trying to connect to it yields the same error
  • Compared all the site settings in IIS Manager between the Central Admin site and the web application running on port 80

How can I get this basic SharePoint functionality working (not that anything in SharePoint is basic from an administrative sense...)?

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Have you tried using the fqdn? http://tfs[.domain.tld] –  JudasIscariot1651 Jan 26 '12 at 23:28
    
Did this ever get resolved? We have the same issue and have tried all of the above suggested steps and the ones in the ms link. –  user8880 Jun 15 '12 at 2:27
    
SharePoint Designer is really screwed up in the way it connects to SharePoint (it uses WebDav). WebDav doesn't operate correctly unless there is a top level site collection. I created a top level site collection and then was able to connect to my sub-site. –  JeffN825 Aug 21 '12 at 1:37
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There is a KB Article available on Microsoft's site. It looks like you have not completed all steps in resolution that it suggests.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981223

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This did not fix the problem. Is there other suggestions? –  user14042 Jan 10 '13 at 16:16
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