A view of a document library utilizing WebDAV to render the contents of the library in a Windows Explorer window, imitating browsing through directories on a file system.

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Event Receiver Does Not Cancel In Explorer View

I have a document library with a ItemAdding event receiver registered to it that looks for whether a folder has been added and if so, cancels the folder creation. This works fine in the GUI. However, ...
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Working with windows explorer view

We've some libraries which are necessary to be burned for our clients. In this library we are working with metadata to sort or filter the documents. If we open the library in windows explorer the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Open Library in Windows Explorer Error

I am getting the following error when attempting to open a document library in explorer view: "We're having a problem opening this location in File Explorer. Add this web site to your Trusted ...
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Can't read from Source file or disk when moving document in Explorer View

We have come across an issue in our SharePoint implementation whereby moving documents (Cut and Paste) between two different sites using Explorer View causes the following error: Can't read from ...
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Sharepoint 2010 library stops open in explorer

One of my document libraries stops open in explorer. I received an error message saying "Windows cannot access \\<intranet.myorg>\<library> You do not have permission to access ...
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SharePoint 2010 + Explorer View and creating folders in the root

Users love the Explorer view, too much I find and there in lies my questions; I need to prevent users from adding folders to the root of a site in Explorer view...anyone know how? I do not want to ...
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There is not enough space on davwwwroot when pasting

I am trying to paste 5GB into a library through the Explorer View Unfortunately, I get this message: There is not enough space on davwwwroot. You need an additional 2,06 to copy the files. I ...
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Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
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Accessing SharePoint Online Library from a Cloud IDE? Claims based and Web DAV questions

We have some jQuery development on a SharePoint Online 2013 site Assets library. Basically a SharePoint Page, with content editor webpart pointing to an html page in Site assets that in turn ...
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Removing document library buttons

In my document library I have successfully hidden the Open In Explorer button by using the following code (code 1). <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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Using Explorer View in Sharepoint 2010 - works sometimes

Some users are having issues using the Expolorer View. At first they may get the you don't have permission to do this message, but sometime if they try 3 or 4 times, poof it will then work. I tried ...
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How do I enable “Open in Explorer”?

I have full control over my SharePoint site. When I click on my document library and then click the "Library" tab on the ribbon, I see an option for "Open with Explorer" but it is disabled. The ...
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copying a document from sharepoint explorer view is updating the file timestamp

I am trying to copy documents from SharePoint using Explorer view. Once the copy is completed from SharePoint to my local machine folder, the file time stamp is being updated with my id as last ...
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Explorer View on the Wiki Section of SharePoint

Does any one know if you can open a Wiki site page on SharePoint in Explorer View? If not is there any way around this or will I need to create a new wiki/section to enable me to complete this task? ...
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Problem with moving pages in explorer view from SP 2007 to 2010

So I am working on moving some pages over from an old SharePoint 2007 site to a new 2010 site using explorer view but I am facing some issues. The pages get moved over no problem, but once they are ...
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How to understand SharePoint's “All Files” folder structure?

When I open SharePoint Designer, I can usually depend on using the "All Files" tab to find what i need. But I've never really understood what this thing is. I can't seem to find a similar file ...
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Hide from Explorer view

is it possible to hide some folders of a site in the Explorer view? For example, my site is : http://mysharepoint/mysite/mysubsite when I see http://mysharepoint/mysite in Explorer I get: ...
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Sharepoint list browsable through windows explorer in a computer but not in another computer

I have a sharepoint (2013) list where I have the permissions (designer). I can browse the sharepoint directory from my computer such as (\comp_name\directory\list) through windows explorer. I cannot ...
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Make a view “View in explorer” accessible from the view list [Sharepoint 2013]

I need to create a view to open a library in windows explorer, which users will be able to pick from the available drop down list of views for the given library. I have never worked with this feature ...
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Display the contents of a Windows File Server

I am currently trying to set up SharePoint for my company. I have been advised that I am not allowed to put proprietary information on SharePoint. I would like to be able to access and manage files ...
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Trying to check in multiple photos at once, SP2010

I created a photo library in SharePoint 2010 with LOTS of photos going into it. I use windows explorer view to drag photos from the server to the library. The photos all show checked out to me, and I ...
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Hide “Open In Windows Explorer” stopped working

I have a document library where we only want people to see the default filtered view. To stop users from seeing all the files, I had hidden the Open In Windows Explorer button using the following code ...
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Between trusted domain SharePoint is asking for credential for open with explorer

I am working on multiple SharePoint environments. Details: Recently we migrated all users from one domain (say Domain 'A') to another domain (say Domain 'B'). Now the users are on new domain ...
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Unable to bulk download PDF's from Explorer view

A user of mine is unable to download files from explorer view in Sharepoint 2010 but it only seems to be PDF's. Whenever they try to do it they get the following message. You need permission to ...
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Claims Based Authentication- Windows Explorer Mode only works after installing SharePoint Designer on the client

I have a situation where users recieve the following error when trying to view a library/list in Explorer Mode: Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer. We have ...
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Sharepoint foundation 2010 on mac

Are there any known issues with SPF 2010 on Mac OS X? Also, will I be able to use the explorer view? Thank you, Alkis
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Drag and drop email attachement to library (explorer view) failing

For some of my users, but not all, when they drag and drop an attachment (tested with both .pdf and .docx) into the explorer view window of a document library it appears to copy it over, but in fact ...
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Why does Explorer View have to be created as public by default?

We have removed Explorer View from the ribbon and the list of available views for the SharePoint site's users. However the Admin users still need Explorer View. To ensue all the Admins had Explorer I ...
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Modified Date in Explorer view not updated when the file is edited

I modified some Word documents more than a month after they were put into SharePoint. SharePoint shows the updated dates, but the explorer view still has the original file date/time, and the content ...
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Sharepoint Workspace Versus Colligo

I used to use colligo for SharePoint 2007 and appreciated it at the time. I also thought that groove was a great tool. I now have a customer who wants a file viewer / offline tool for SharePoint 2010 ...
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Copying/Moving items in explorer view is painfully slow

I have looked at the other responses to this question both on here and across other sites. Everyone states the solution as unchecking the "automatically detect settings" box in the LAN settings of ...
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User without permissions on SharePoint library in a certain computer

I'm really stuck with this problem. Something on our sharepoint (or maybe in the user's computer) is preventing them from using certaing library features: The user cannot see the upload multiple ...
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Document library item permissions

I have a document library containing a lot of personal information. Originally only admins could see the library but now it has been decided that users need to see their own information. Admins have ...
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Windows Explorer View Not Working on One Site Collection

We have had some end users run into this problem recently and having exhausted all possible troubleshooting I figured I would post on here to see if anyone has encountered this before or knows what’s ...
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access to folders of Explore view of a site

When you open a Site with Explorer view there are "Lists" and other folders and it is possible to delete this folders which causes problem for the site and it will be inaccessable. What can I do to ...
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“Explorer View” is missing from the drop down meun

I opened a sharepoint site. But I find that I can't choose the "Explorer View", only "All Documents", "Modify this View", "Create View", "Configure Views for This Location" menus displayed. How can I ...
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Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk)

Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk) when trying to move a folder and its files from a document library on one My Site to desktop
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Windows Explorer view doesn't work after upgrade from 2007 to 2010

We have upgraded a MOSS 2007 publishing site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. Having done this we have found problems with opening Document Libraries in Explorer View. Most users access the site via ...
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Move documents from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have an old sharepoint site containing around 50 document libraries with subfolders and files. No these document libraries should be moved to a new SharePoint 2010 site. I've tried this using the ...
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SP 2007 error: Cannot move <file name> : Cannot read from the source file or disk (cut and paste in explorer view)

SharePoint 2007 I am opening two document libraries in explorer view and if I try to Cut a document from one library and paste it into another library we are getting an error. Error Message: Error ...
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Explorer view showing incorrect dates for document library files [closed]

We have a bit of a weird problem, and I am baffled. Incorrect dates in windows explorer: We map N: drives to document libraries, by using the following command: net use n: ...