SharePoint 2010 explorer view gives this error message: “We’re having a problem opening this location in file explorer. Add this web site to your Trusted Sites list and try again.”
Most of the time, simply adding your SharePoint site URL to the Trusted Sites zone doesn’t solve the problem! Try these solutions instead:
- Check whether web client service is in started state under services console (services.msc).
- If its Windows Server, You’ll have to install “Desktop Experience” from Add Roles and Features. (Open Server Manager >> Manage >> Add Roles and Features >> Select Features >> User Interfaces and Infrastructure >> Desktop Experience >> Install)
- If you are in IE10, Try this hot fix: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2846960