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Uploading .EXE to library

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 30, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I cannot upload .EXE files to a SharePoint library

I am running SharePoint 2010

.EXE has already been allowed via

Central Administration ---> Security ---> Define blocked file types

I CAN upload an .EXE file when accessing the library via a web browser

I CANNOT upload an .EXE when accessing the library via explorer

Please help.

(I suspect that the issue is web dav related)

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