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Where does Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 keep files on my local machine?

Posted on 2015-01-23
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I have used Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 to collect files from a SharePoint server.

I am trying to determine where these files are located on my local machine.  I am assuming they are in some type of container file.

Does anyone know the location?
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
which client OS?
It is stored in your local user profile folder.
If it is Windows 7:
Best way is to open WIndows Explorer, click in the favorites on desktop and then you should be able to see it on your user name.
See:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Accessing-workspace-data-from-your-file-system-in-SharePoint-Workspace-2010-1365ebf2-a45e-45cc-bfc4-bdae528b32f4

HTH
Rainer
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by:rye004
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I am using Windows 7.

I did find the article that you referenced earlier.  My problem is that I don't have the "SharePoint Sites" icon in my favorites.
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
the content is in the "Workspaces" folder, not the SharePoint sites.
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by:rye004
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This is still an open issue for me.  I am looking for the default FULL path of this information.
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by:rye004
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I am not getting a response that is helpful.  Is there another group I should direct this to?
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Since I could not figure this out, I ended using Microsoft Outlook.  I was able to mount the SharePoint site to Outlook, then collect the data.
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by:rye004
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The community was not able to answer my questions.  I ended up finding another method to accomplish my task.
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