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Suddenly the other day whenever users (from multiple machines) start saving files to sharepoint 2010 from Office 2010, it tells them:

Upload Failed This file was not uploaded because the specified path was not found on the server.

This is to the same paths that were working until now. Where would I even start looking to see the cause of this error?

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Out of left field - if you have quotas and locks configured for the site, check the site is not locked. – Russell Jan 13 '13 at 22:49
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First of all try to look at ULS logs. You can use ULS Viewer for that. Possibly you could see a more detailed description of the issue in these logs. If you have never used ULS Viewer before, you could do the following steps to start troubleshooting:

  1. Open ULS Viewer and open ULS logs using its menu (possibly you should press the Play button to start logs showing).
  2. Press Ctrl-X to clear old logs.
  3. Try to upload a file to repeat the error.
  4. Press the pause button in ULS Viewer (to stop showing new logs).
  5. Take a look at the collected logs.
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Thanks, that is the type of info I was looking for. – Yishai Jan 14 '13 at 0:36

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