For the instructions on SharePoint 2007, read our Knowledge Base article How Do I Open SharePoint 2007 Document Library In Windows Explorer?

For the instructions on SharePoint 2013, read our Knowledge Base article How Do I Open SharePoint 2013 Document Library In Windows Explorer?

Opening a SharePoint Foundation 2010 Library in Windows Explorer

  1. Open your SharePoint site in Internet Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the library you want to open in Windows Explorer.
  3. Click on the Open with Explorer button under Library Tools > Library > Connect & Export.

 


     4.   Enter your username and password in the box that pops up.
     5.   A Windows Explorer window will open, showing you the files in the list you have chosen.