Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer.

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

  • When you try to open a document library in Explorer View, the folder does not open and gives you following error
Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer.

  • Specifically, this problem occurs when you connect to a document library in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web site by using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • You browse a folder in the document library, and then you click Open with Windows Explorer on the Actions menu and then nothing happens or just received above message.

  • You are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.
  • The path of the folder contains more than 100 characters.

To get rid of this try following
  • Apply hot fix 325355 for Internet Explorer 6.

Additionally there might be other causes and resolutions as well J

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