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SharePoint Designer 2010 errors out when trying to connect to SharePoint 2010

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
When trying to connect Designer 2010 to our SharePoint 2010 we have setup here, the web seems to open, but then it bombs out with an error "An error occurred while trying to fetch data from your SharePoint site. Unknown response from the server.". And we're stuck as of now. Noting this bombs out also from Designer 2010 on the server, as well as from my workstation, so it's some sort of service issue.We've done:1) Firewalls off, on both server and my desktop2) I've been made admin everywhere, including the farm admin. Doesn't just die on my user, but all users get same error.3) Clicking lots of checkboxes in hundreds of places :)Any thoughts as to why designer dies?NotingThat when I Open Site in Designer 2010, and put the Url in the Site Name, the folder structure does show the folders of the site, so I can see images, _catalogs, SitePages, etc. It's just when trying to connect is when it doesn't work.

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