Hi all,

This Blog Post lists the hotfixes that are currently available for users who are using the WebDAV Feature on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows 8 -based computers to access there

SharePoint Servers. From my experience, most of the Described Problems in over 90% of the posts are fixed with Hotfixes from the following KB Articles:

Windows 8

Slow performance when you connect to a WebDAV shared folder in Windows 8 or Window Server 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2782826

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Webclnt.dll 6.2.9200.20569 226,816 27-Nov-2012 04:27 x64

 

Internet Explorer stops responding when you try to save a file from a WebDAV folder

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2932722

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mrxdav.sys 6.2.9200.20966 141,312 12-Feb-2014 23:35 x64

Windows 7 SP1

Internet Explorer stops responding when you try to save a file from a WebDAV folder

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2932722

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Davclnt.dll

6.1.7601.22602

109,056

13-Feb-2014

02:36 x64
Webclnt.dll

6.1.7601.22602

265,728

13-Feb-2014

02:36

x64

Mrxdav.sys 6.1.7601.22602 141,824 13-Feb-2014 01:18 x64

The WebClient service does not send cookies in Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2936341

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Davclnt.dll 6.1.7601.22650 109,056 08-Apr-2014 02:32 x64
Webclnt.dll 6.1.7601.22650 265,728 08-Apr-2014 02:33 x64
Davclnt.dll 6.1.7601.22650 87,552 08-Apr-2014 02:12 x86
Webclnt.dll 6.1.7601.22650 210,432 08-Apr-2014 02:13 x86

You do not receive an error message when you try to copy an email message that contains invalid characters from Outlook to SharePoint in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2691785/en-US

 shell32.dll

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Shell32.dll 6.1.7600.21174 14,170,112 22-Mar-2012 05:32 x64
Shell32.dll 6.1.7601.21949 14,175,232 22-Mar-2012 05:19 x64

 (no need to install when your installed Version is higher then this the one in this KB)

 

I will update this Blog on a regularly base and suggested to install the latest Versions of the involved components before you take hours & hours of troubleshooting. 

If the Problem still appears after you installed these fixes, than  go ahead with troubleshooting or involve Microsoft support to help you!

  

Additional 1

 I recommend you to also update the Networking components, you will find the List in the following KB Article which is also updated on a on a regularly base:

List of currently available hotfixes for the File Services technologies in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2473205/EN-US

 

I hope I could save you a lot of time of troubleshooting

Jonny