Office Integration Problem with SharePoint 2010

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While Performing setup for SharePoint training lab PCs for some customers of my company (Devosis), I usually fix an issue that appears on SharePoint Server 2010 when the user tries to add a new document from a Word Client.

The problem appears when user tries to add a new document using SharePoint ribbon as the following:

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The Microsoft Word will not be able to store the document in the SharePoint site due to some security settings, and it will show an error “Word has encountered a problem” and “There is a problem saving the file..” as the following:

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To fix this: Goto File-> Options –> Trust Center, and then click the Trust Center Settings:

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Then select from the right tabs (Protected View) and uncheck the “Enable Protected View for files located in potentially unsafe locations” option.

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Now the word client will work fine, and it will be able to save the files into the document library.

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