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IE8 and SharePoint Explorer View Problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 06, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
We are running WSS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008.

I have a number of clients accessing Sharepoint using either Windows XP with IE7, Windows Vista with IE8 or Windows 2008 with IE8.

We are experiencing problems with using Explorer Views on Document Libraries when using IE8, the message we are seeing is "your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer".

I have ensured that the 'WebClient' Service is started on the SharePoint Server and also ensured that the WebDav Web Service Extension is allowed in IIS (not sure that this is required though).

I do not know how to proceed. My users really need some kind of explorer based access to the Sharepoint Document Libraries, it doesn't necessary need to be via Sharepoint, athough that would be preferable.



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