An error when you attempted to create and save a new document in a SharePoint 2010 document library.

1. Navigate to the document library

2. Click on New Document

3. Type in some text into the word document.

4. Click on Save

5. A dialog box appears asking for a save location onto a drive on your local computer

6. The Issue: You can not save the file back into the document library where you clicked on New Document


By enabling the WebClient Service in Window services (services.msc). To install this feature:

1. Go to Server Manager

2. Right click on Features node in the tree view

3. Select Add Feature

4. Select Desktop Experience

5. Click Next on the next screens and finally click Install.

6. Reboot computer.

7. Open up Window Services and check the WebClient service is available, enabled and started.

Go to your SharePoint document library, and create a New Document. Enter some text and click Save.

You are now should be able to save documents back to their place of origin, i.e. the document library where you clicked on New Document.