.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

Explorer View - Page Cannot be displayed

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I'm having an issue with Explorer view on several servers in our organization.  I have a 5 server Windows 2008 Terminal Server Farm setup and Explorer View in SharePoint 2007 only works on 3 of them.  The other 2 generate a "Page Cannot be Displayed" error when trying to switch to explorer view.  I've tried many other things in other posts similar to this issue but none of them have worked.  These include:

1. Installing the software update for Web Folders (KB907306)

2. Restarting the Web Client Service

3. Repair Installation of Office 2007 (Picture Viewer also doesn't open on these 2 servers when trying to do the "Multiple Picture" upload in a picture library)

I'm running IE 7 on these servers with all the latest hotfixes and patches.  Any other advice would be much appreciated.


View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

Page cannot be displayed when I am trying to View in browser with visual studio team system 2008


I have been working on this project for weeks.  Every thing was fine.  But all of sudden today, I got this error: Page cannot be displayed when I was trying to debug as usual. 

I searched online for solution.  Only one solution was found at http://hubpages.com/hub/ASPNET-DEVELOPMENT-SERVER--WEB-PAGE-CANNOT-BE-DISPLAYED.  But when I followed its steps, I found in my hosts file, it is already like this:       localhost

I cannot continue to work without testing finished form pages.

Could somebody please help? 



WebDev.WebServer.exe has encounted a problem and needs to close when trying to view page in browser


Hi, whenever I load an aspx page in vwde2008, I get the message in the subject of this post.  After I click Ok on that, I get a dialog box, Unable to Connect to the ASP.Net development center.  What can I do to troubleshoot?

I am using Windows XP SP3, vwde2008 with SP1, on a HP desktop.  Also using Office 2003 if that is relevant at all.

Thanks, Justin

Crystal Report Asking for Database Authentication each time when I view Page.


Whenever I open my Crystal Report page, I am taken to the Database Authentication page where I am asked for

User name
Data Name

each time.

Is there a way to avoid this and I save these authentication in my page once.

I am using VS2005, C#.

Any Help will be appriciated.


Issue with opening SharePoint library in Windows Explorer view

I am having trouble opening a document library in Windows Explorer view. The portal is MOSS 2007. I have installed Office 2007 and IE7 on my computer. The error that I get is
"Documents in this folder are not available. The folder may have been moved or deleted, or network problems may be preventing a connection to the server."

When try to open a folder in a moss 2007 document library in Explorer View, the folder does not open


When try to open a folder in a moss 2007 document library in Explorer View, the folder does not open.

I am using IE7 and the path of the folder does not contains more than 100 characters.

Also it opening on few on the machines which has IE7.


Add page numbers for paging in data view web part


Hello all,

Has anyone found a solution that will allow me to have page numbers for paging in a data view web part. For instance, if I have 40 items/rows and I set the paging to display 10 items, I'd like the paging to show 1 2 3 4 rather than showing 1-10 and having to click next over and over to get to a specific item.

I found this article, but it is for 2003 and doesn't seem to apply to 2007 or if it does I am not able to really figure out how.


Please help!

Thanks in advance.


Page View Count And Users Online

Hello forum I have a couple of questions.  How do I go about tracking the number page views for my web page in a sql table?  Secondly, how do I track the number of users currently online? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks  

Can not copy: The file exists. (Explorer View)

Hello Community,               I used to copy bunch of files from windows explorer to sharepoint 2007 document library in its explorer view. But now I could not. It gives me error "Can not copy xyz: The file exists". The files does not exists already.             I also created many different new files [Different Name/Different File Type] and copy to server but still no luck. I have logged in to SharePoint with Admin Account and verified that no such file already exists.             I have the many machines and using Windows XP and Windows 7. For Windows 7 I never found the problem and Windows XP [with IE 6] if I use normal user for windows logon [Normal user have the “Full Control” permission in SP] I cannot use drag and drop files. It shows the error message “Cannot copy file <filename> The file exists”. For “My Network Places” I created and point to document libraries such as http://serversite/Docs [“Docs” It’s a document libraries list] but no luck. I tried from multiple Windows XP workstations and It works in few but cannot make out any differences between these machines.          &n

overwrite the files in document library from Explorer View ?

Hi Everyone, Suppose I have a document library which can be opened using the explorer view, what happened if someone uploads to this library by drag n drop into the library with same filename? What would be the final story of the file which is overwritten through drag n drop from Explorer view ? Thanks./* Infrastructure Support Engineer */

unauthorised to view this page

Hi I have an account which is a member of domain admins ad group, it is site collection administrator, its given full control on the top level site. Yet when i try and access the sharepoint and log in with this account i get the HTTP 401.1 IIS error. I can log into the same sharepoint with one of the other service accounts. If anyone could help that would be appreciated or if you could point me towards some info that could help. Thanks Simon

Can't view the SharePoint Site. Explorer won't take domain account

Hi, I'm having issues viewing the SharePoint 2010 Site that I have deployed from any workstation. It seems that my permissions settings have broken - even though I haven't touched them. Whenever http://start/ is visited (the Intranet top site) it asks for credentials. They should have been taken from the User that was logged onto the machine. E.g. NATWIDE\UserA. After entering the credentials, it doesn't accept them, and asks for them again. And again. And then blank page. I'm not receiving the SharePoint "restricted access" page... HOWEVER, when I log into the website via Mozilla Firefox - it appears that the credentials are fine, and it works according to the permissions set for the site from within SharePoint. Does anyone have any idea why this would be happening. I'm completely stumped and I can't find a similar issue anywhere else. I have installed a Stand-alone installation of SharePoint 2010 Server Enterprise on Server 2008. The account that installed the SharePoint server and is a FARM Administrator, can't even log in to view the page. Cheers, Stu. I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. - Abraham Lincoln

making page work after DB update in Form View

I could really use some help with this issue. I have a DropDown that allows the selection of a Category Code. The selection populates a Gridview with details of records matching the Category Code. I have only enabled the Select option on the Gridview, which when clicked populates a Formview in Edit Mode with the full record information. When editing is complete and the Update link is clicked, I can not get the page to properly reload/postback. When another Category Code is selected from the Drop Down the Gridview does not report a list of records.   Any help would be greatly appreciated.   Thanks,              

How to pass page column value to data view parameters

Hi All, I have a page library with custom column, lets call it "FormCourseId". On that page I have data view which retrieves data from custom list filtered by page column "FormCourseId". In parameter wizard creates the following tag <ParameterBinding Name="ListCourseId" Location="Form(FormCourseId)" DefaultValue=""/> Then I try to use that parameter in XSLT of data view as a filter creteria.  <xsl:param name="CourseId"></xsl:param> It does not work for me. If I change data view parameter source from Form to Query String and pass parameter as url one it works fine. What is wrong with page column parameter binding? May be if FormCourseId column is not presented in form layout as a field(I do not need to show that field in user form of the page) it could not be treated as form parameter?

Design view displays blank page

I'm relatively new to VWD and am using the Express version.  My web site is simple with a few connections to SQL Server data and to XML documents just to populate controls to display data.  After adding a new web page, linking its controls to an XML document and running it successfully, I discovered that I can no longer display the page in the Design view, I just get a blank screen.  To further confuse things I opened my root master page, which appears just fine.  I then opened the master page derived from this root master and it shows me content placeholders but not the controls inside the content placeholders.  If I have one of the master pages open in VWD and then I open the base page, I now see the data from the root master page but nothing from the base page or the derived master page. I think I'm doing something basically wrong but I don't see it.  Before I start deconstructing my web site I'm hoping someone can help me.  I have looked at a lot of posts on this site but I don't see one that answers my problem.  I did see the one about style and links and their ordering in the aspx file, but this isn't my problem as I currently have neither of these in use. TIA Jon

.aspx page when browsed with chrome browser works fine but with IE8 it displays "Internet explorer c

HiI have VS 2008 installed and have  IE8 browser as well as google chrome browser.However wheneever i try to run a .aspx page in solution explorer of VS with the browse with.. options,the page runs fine with chrome browser but not with IE8.The IE browser shows the error "Ineternet explorer cannot display the page".I have set the IE as the default browser in the browse with ... option of the VS 2008.Please suggest.

view mht file in page viewer webpart

Hi, I use infopath template to publish weekly news to our corporate intranet. On my sharepoint 2007, everything work fine. but on my SharePoint 2010, it's not the same result. I have upload the template on my site. Create the news and save it. At that point it's good. Next, I open the xml file in InfoPath 2010 and export to web as mht file. Then on my site home page, I add webparts "Page Viewer" and paste the link to see this mht. The problem is when I go on the site, it's always a pop-up ask me to download it (Save or Cancel). I'm not able to see it in the page. On my 2007 it's work fine. Did someone have any idea to resolve my problem ? MOSS 2007 IIS 6 windows 2003 MOSS 2010 IIS 7 Windows 2008 x64 SP2 Thx to allDavid

Windows explorer view doesn't work on Windows 7

We are running Office SharePoint 2007 with SP2 on windows 2003 server. All windows 7 with IE 8 gets this message: " Please wait while Explorer View is loaded. If Explorer View does not appear, your browser may not support it". when click Windows Explorer in View. All Vista and XP work fine. I have tried these: 1. Added the SharePoint site on a Trusted Site. 2. Web Client is set to Automatically start, and that it is started. 3. We have Office 2003 installed on all computers. 4. We also tried to enable Comtability View. Is there a fix?Bob Lin, MS-MVP Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.howtonetworking.com
ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend