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I encountered a strange error while trying to save (MS Office) documents to a SharePoint 2010 sub site.

Sharepoint error

It happens with all file formats and in every library on that specific sub site. Resetting the settings of Internet Explorer and installing a new version of Office (365) didn't solve the issue. How to debug this issue?

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1.2.Open below mentioned files from all your SP Web front end servers in a text editor such as notepad

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DocumentLibrary\DocLib\FileDlg.htm 

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033\filedlg.htm

and modify the below line:

meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=10"

to

meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=5"

If not present at all please add in head section

meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=5"
  1. Save the file back to the original location overwriting the original
  2. Perform an IIS Reset.

That's All. This solves the issue.

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