# how is it possible to open a sp2010 site through windows explorer

Can someone explain how it is possible to open a library in windows explorer. As an example how can the library below get accessed using the unc path as well as the http? Its my understanding that all documents are held in the content databases for the site collection

URL:http://intranet/sites/demo/Shared%20Documents
Path:\\intranet\sites\demo\Shared Documents

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