Open a SharePoint Document Library with Windows Explorer

When attempting to open a SharePoint document library from a machine running Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2 by using the “Open with Explorer” button as shown in the image to the right, you receive:  “Message from webpage > Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer.”:

To resolve this problem, enable the “Desktop Experience” feature on the machine you are attempting to open the document library from (the client machine):

You can also enable the “Desktop Experience” feature using PowerShell:

A restart is required once this feature is enabled.

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