Fabian Williams SharePoint Blog

Solving problems with SharePoint day and night

Cannot save a document or workbook to a Document Library, only to your My Documents Folder


Tested and Confirmed on the below Platform

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64

  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 SP2

Synopsis

You have a document library and with our without Custom Site Columns, Content Types, just OOB, when you try to save a document; whether it is a Word Document, Excel Document, etc., you are unable to save to the document library nor can you even create a network shortcut to your site location.  You sometimes get “Path does not exist”.  This is by design….

Resolution

In Windows Server 2008 even R1 and certainly in R2 for x64 bit systems the WebDav protocol is built into the feature called “Desktop Experience” and you must turn it on.

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September 11, 2009 - Posted by | SharePoint Administration, SharePoint How-To, Strange Stuff, Windows Administration |

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