Questions tagged [open-with-explorer]

Question related to the Open With Explorer

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Is it possible to be asked to add Metadata when uploading using Explorer

Files that are being uploaded to ouR Document Library using the Explorer end up being not filled with Metadata. Is there a way for the users to be asked to add the metadata when uploading using the ...
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Upload Files using Explorer with Metadata

Most of our users tend to just upload files to Document Library using the explorer. This leads to a lot of files not having the necessary Metadata and the Document Library not being very sufficient. ...
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Sharepoint “View in File Explorer” opens in another IE window instead of File Explorer

I have unique trouble with opening file in explorer mode. When clicked, it opens a new IE window instead of a file explorer (with no error message). I noticed that this problem only applies to one ...
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Custom 'Open in explorer' Button

I'm trying to add a custom 'Open in Explorer' button to the page using Content Editor Web Part. This is the code I've found and tried with no success: <a href='#' onClick="javascript:CoreInvoke('...
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When opening a infopath document, SharePoint want to use infopath instead of open document in SharePoint

You can see the message when I try to open a document : I did not change the forms before. Is it possible SharePoint updates break it ? Or something I did ? Thanks a lot for any help !
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Sharepoint 2016 create library from Explorer view

I have received an inquiry from user about the way to create library. Situation The user(who has Full Control permission) opened the library by "Open with Explorer". He copied and pasted that ...
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Open with Explorer Button is Enabled but not responding

SharePoint on Premise 2016 IE 11 I realize that this question is all over the internet, but I have yet to find a solution that fixes our issue. The button is not greyed out, I have it enabled, it ...
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'Open with Explorer' disabled for specific user

I have a domain user which has disable the button 'Open with Explorer' in a Library. So far, I tried: Windows 10 with IE11 32 bits (runned from C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe) ...
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Can not open document library in explorer view in SharePoint 2016 with IE 11

I am trying to open document library in Explorer(IE11) for my SharePoint 2016 environment and getting below message. We're having trouble opening this library in File Explorer. learn more. Syncing ...
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Should a workflow trigger via Explorer View?

I have a simple workflow set up that sends out an email when a specific document is updated. All the workflow does is check the filename and then sends out or stops the workflow based on that filename....
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open with explorer in document library

I have a document library with 2 folders, I tried to use the open with explorer I can see both folders , I can't find all the files in one of the folders! the folder empty How can I copy all the ...
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Open with explorer working/not working?

my open to explorer option works for some libraries and for some it doesn't under different subsite, do i need to enable something in site settings? I am using sharepoint 2013
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i cannot open explorer in document library in share point .i have error

hello i use share point 2013 when i do open with explorer in document library have error what i do. i have full permission in share point and i have error only in 1 document library . other document ...
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Open with explorer option doesn't show up

I have a library under one subsite where when I open a library in IE, the open with explorer option shows, but the same doesn't happen for another library under a different subsite. (Like it's active ...
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Strange Issue with Open With Explorer in SharePoint 2013

I have two webapplication on my SharePoint 2013 server. For one webapplication I get below error when I try to open document library using open with explorer view. Where on another webapplication on ...
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Accessing “link to a document” in windows explorer view

Good morning, I have a library that contains 5 folders and 1 "link to a document". The "link to a document" is linked to a separate document library. The files within this separate document ...
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Alert me How to display word document in browser window?

We need to display a word document inside the browser as part of our SharePoint application. But when we tried to achieve this, it is always showing a popup with options like Open, Save and Save As. ...
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“Open With Explorer” failing after wrong certificate selection

I work in an environment that uses smart cards to authenticate to a SharePoint 2007 portal. When in a document library and requesting "Open with Explorer", a certificate prompt is given that is not ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Error “Open with Explorer” after disabled TLS1.0

My company has planned to disabled TLS1.0 SSL2.0 SSL3.0. So i tested my env SIT with disabled TLS1.0 and enabled TLS1.1, 1.2 then test my site collection with error "Open with Explorer" and prompt ...
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Mapping SharePoint folder in Windows?

I'm trying to create a windows cmd script that map a specific folder on a SharePoint server. So far it work, but with too many restriction. To use net use cmd I have to : register on the website ...
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Explorer link (Shortcut) to SharePoint 2013 not working directly after a restart

I we experiencing a strange behavior on our SharePoint 2013 Platform. If a user uses the Library > Open with Explorer on any various folder on our SharePoint it is working perfectly fine. Like ...
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Metadata in Windows 7 Explorer

Is it possible to show/change SharePoint Metadata in Windows 7 Explorer? My company likes to create document libraries with hierarchies in Metadata (Tags, Year, etc.), which results in a complete ...
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Cannot open document library in Explorer View- Access Denied

We are working on SharePoint 2013 On perm. When I am trying to open a SharePoint Document Library in 'Explorer View' (Open with Explorer button), I am getting a message. This behavior is the same for ...
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Open with explorer feature does not work in SharePoint2010 on Windows XP x64 clients

Our SharePoint is 2010 and 'Open with explorer' feature of document library does not work in clients that have Windows XP x64 even with IE x86. What should we do? Best regards
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Open With Explorer Greyed Out SharePoint 2013 on premise

I have a SharePoint 2013 on premise installation and I have created a custom master page however this is preventing the "open with explorer" button from working. I have a number of team sites so I ...
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AddBehavior & navigateFrame (Open With Explorer) SP2010

I have been facing an issue with "Open With Explorer" and well, restarting WebClient service helps sometimes, restarting my PC also helps sometimes, but that is totally not handy. I have taken a very ...
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Open with Explorer is greyed out -SharePoint 2013

In a collaboration site , when admin of the collaboration adds an external user with full control , Open with Explorer option is greyed out for the external user .Please can you suggest solution ? I ...
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Open In Explorer using Javascript outside masterpage

The following code works like a charm when executed from an aspx using the sharepoint masterpage. However, I need it to work from an html file in a document library on the same site. e.g. Works when ...
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Web part to appear for some users only

I have a SharePoint library containing lots of folders and files. Several people have permission to access. The majority use Windows and have access to the 'Open with Explorer' option. They can ...
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Error 0x800700E0: Access denied when copying files using open with windows explorer

One of our user receiving error when trying to copy files using open with windows explorer. She was able to do it on her old laptop, but on new laptop she is getting error. The old laptop was having ...
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“Open in Explorer” fails despite a number of common fixes

I have an extranet solution in SharePoint 2013, running on Windows Server 2012 r2. When I try to use the "open in explorer" command in any SharePoint document library, I get the following message: "...
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SSL Offloading and Open with Explorer

Recently I came across below article where it states "Open With Explorer" will not work if we are doing SSL Offloading at Load Balancer/Reverse Proxy device level https://www.vioreliftode.com/index....
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How to disable renaming a Document Library item using “Open with Explorer”

As you can see here, rename event of list item via Windows Explorer is handler by ItemFileMoved event. So, I was trying to prevent this edit by the usual way of preventing ItemUpdating: properties....
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Error when copying files between document libraries in Windows Explorer [SP2010]

Two of our users receive an error message each time they try to copy a file between two document libraries with Open with Explorer in Sharepoint 2010. The document libraries are on seperate sites but ...
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Open with Explorer is Disabled

I am using O365, and I am in sitepages library. I am using IE11, and Office 2013 is installed on my windows 8 machine. However still the open in explorer is disabled, any ideas?
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open in explorer programmatically in SharePoint Online

I am looking for a solution similar to: How to Call "Open with Explorer" From Custom Code? and http://sharepoint.hannahswain.eu/2013/04/26/using-the-open-in-explorer-link-on-sharepoint-2013/ ...
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“Open with Explorer” error in SharePoint 2010

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine, where I have installed SharePoint Server 2010, enabled Desktop Experience, started WebClient service, added SharePoint site to trusted sites in Intranet in IE, ...
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How to force SharePoint 2013 to open PDF in external program?

I have removed application/pdf from $webapp.AllowedInlineDownloadedMimeTypes and updated. I have checked if the server is not running in the Permissive mode - it is not. What else can I do? All the ...
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2013 Open With Explorer

I'm about to start using 2013. I won't want people to use Open With Explorer on a document library. Can anyone with permission to add documents to the library use the Open With Explorer function? ...
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SharePoint Open with Explorer is missing

I apologize in advance, I could not find the answer to this anywhere. SharePoint foundation 2013 "Open with Explorer" is missing in the ribbon for all lists. This was working fine before the server ...
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Copying files from SitePages in SharePoint 2013 Online

I am trying copy a large number of files from the SitePages library on one SharePoint 2013 Online subsite to another, but am unable to find a sensibly quick way of doing this. On SharePoint 2010 I ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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One particular folder in doc library shows “This folder is empty” when opened with explorer

I have a document library with a number of folders. One particular folder, when opened with explorer, shows "This folder is empty". While I can see on the Sharepoint site itself there are in fact ...
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How to move folders and documents without 'Open with Explorer'

Our company has installed Sharepoint 2013 but has not (yet) updated the Internet Explorer...and will not do so in the foreseeable future. With the old IE version, we are not able to transfer multiple ...
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Open in explorer view to show a filtered view of the list or library

I am looking at a filtered view of my library on my site so I am only seeing certain items. When I click open in explorer, I see everything in the library and my filter is no longer applied. Is it ...
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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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Why are the settings so limited on the document libraries of my public SharePoint site?

I can't open the libraries with explorer or synchronize them which is really inconvenient. Does anyone know why the document libraries on my public site behave differently to those on my private site ...
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Folders Created in Open with Explorer doesn't show on site

I have created folders and sub-folders in "Open with explorer" but they don't show online. It does however show when you use the "Open with explorer" option. Your help is appreciated.
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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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how to move multiple documents from one to another list in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one give me an example,how we can move the documents from 1 list to another list and also from site collection1 list to another site collection2 list. Please help on this.