This article will show you how to connect your SharePoint 4.0 with Sharepoint Designer.
1. Download and install a free version of SharePoint Designer. You can download it HERE.
2. Open SharePoint Designer and click on File and then Open Site.
3. Where it says Site Name, type in your SharePoint URL. For example, http://team.domain.com
4. You will then be prompted to login with an email address and password. We suggest you login with a user who has full control permissions.