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When you open a Web site as a Web Folder in Internet Explorer, or when you use the OLE DB Provider for Internet Publishing (MSDAIPP) from code, you may receive an application error message similar to the following:
This may occur even though the server is functioning correctly and the client has successfully connected to the folder.
Internet Explorer could not open http://server/path as a Web Folder. Would you like to see its default view instead?
If the client is configured by a group policy to use Windows Folder Redirection for the Application Data folder, and the Application Data folder is redirected to a network share on which the MSDAIPP cache folder does not exist, the provider cannot create the Application Data folder, and fails to open the Web Folder.
To resolve the problem, use one of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in both Internet Explorer and OLE DB Provider.
For additional information about Windows Folder Redirection, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232692/EN-US/ )Folder Redirection Feature in Windows
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/242557/EN-US/ )Registry Settings for Folder Redirection in Windows
Article ID: 290227 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.3