SharePoint 2010 error: "Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer"

Problem

When you try to open a SharePoint 2010 list using the "Open with Windows Explorer" button in the Library ribbon 


You might get a popup with an error saying

Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer 

Resolution

These are the things to check to

  • Make sure WebClient service is enabled (services.msc)
  • Make sure you use Internet Explorer browser (this feature is not available in Chrome/Safari/Firefox)
  • Make sure the right security sandbox is used. Usually adding the site to trusted sites will fix it.
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