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The multiple file upload option on Sharepoint 2010 doesn't show up on IE. Any idea ?
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by:Mohit Nair
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Enable ActiveX and check if it works. Follow this url for settings
http://www.wikihow.com/Upload-Multiple-Documents-to-a-Sharepoint-Site-(Sharepoint-2010)
If your multiple upload option is greyed out refer this kb
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2691367
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by:Walter Curtis
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Also, make sure you are using IE 32bit version and not the 64bit version.
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So, 64IE doesn't work ?? How to check it in IE ?
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by:Mohit Nair
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In IE Go to help > About Internet Explorer> Next to version you would find written as 64 bit version. If u dont find anything as such then you are using 32 bit.
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by:AXISHK
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Do u mean 64 bit can support multiple file upload ? Tks
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Don't confuse a 64 bit operating system (Windows 7 or Windows 8) with the 64 bit version of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

The 64 bit version of MS Internet Explorer does not support multiple file uploads and a few other components.

Therefore, use the 32 bit version of MS Internet Explorer. This will allow you to use SharePoint to it's fullest, including using multiple file uploads.
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by:AXISHK
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Tks.
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Thank you. Glad that helped.
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