Unable to create a SharePoint workspace in SharePoint Workspace 2010

This Help topic summarizes error messages you may receive while attempting to create a SharePoint workspace.

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SharePoint Workspace cannot connect to the specified SharePoint site.

The error message includes a list of possible causes.

SharePoint Workspace cannot access the SharePoint site because the server is busy. Please try again later.

There is too much activity at the present time on the SharePoint server to synchronize data in a new SharePoint Workspace. Wait a few minutes and then try again.

SharePoint Workspace cannot sync with the specified SharePoint site because its server version is unsupported.

SharePoint workspaces can synchronize only with sites running on Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Windows Foundation Services, or SharePoint Online 2010 servers.

SharePoint Workspace cannot access the SharePoint site because you do not have proper permissions. Contact your administrator for more information.

Please contact your SharePoint site administrator.

SharePoint Workspace cannot access the SharePoint site because it is blocked by your administrator. Contact your administrator for more information.

Please contact your SharePoint site administrator.

The specified SharePoint list cannot be downloaded for offline use because its content type is unsupported.

Please contact your SharePoint site administrator.

A SharePoint workspace cannot be created because this site does not have any supported list types.

The SharePoint site you select to sync to your computer must contain at least one list type supported in SharePoint Workspace.

SharePoint Workspace was unable to interpret the SharePoint location. Please check and ensure the location contains no typing errors.

To avoid typing errors, go to the SharePoint site you want to sync in a Web browser, and then copy and paste the address into the Location field.

The location does not specify a SharePoint server. Please provide a valid SharePoint location.

The specified Web address is not recognized as a valid SharePoint site. To avoid typing errors, go to the SharePoint site you want to sync in a Web browser, and then copy and paste the address into the Location field.

SharePoint Workspace cannot access the SharePoint site because there is a problem with the site's security certificate.

The security certificate presented by the site was not issued by a trusted certificate authority.

Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.

Please contact your SharePoint site administrator.

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