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SP2 and FTP - problems!
| 2:02 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I am well aware that certain programmes will not work after installing SP2 - like, for example, my FTP Client.
I am not able to send files to my websites unless I disable the Microsoft firewall - even though under the firewall exceptions I have added WS_FTP95LE.
Of course, I am able to send using my own Sygate Firewall without any problems.
Any suggestions here please?
| 2:06 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I have the same problem with ZoneAlarm since SP2...
| 3:38 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Donít use Windows Firewall its CRAP!
Whatís the matter with using windows for file transfer its well good just add a network place
Donít block the ftp program
| 4:23 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I have tried to create the windows ftp using this posting from senior member aspdaddy from February 23, 2002:
If you are using windows you can just do this:
Right click create new shortcut, enter path:
Click Finish then double click and drag files onto the server.
A simple ftp solution.
Without much success on my part I'm afraid.
So maybe the answer would be to disable the Microsoft Firewall and use my own?
| 6:37 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
If you need to upload in a hurry, just type in ftp://yourdomain.com in IE
You'll be prompted for a username and password.
Navigate to the required folder and drag the required files to it (copy and paste might work - never tried it).
It's also worth noting that passive ftp must often be selected (IE properties¦Advanced). Also ftp in XP can be very slow to connect (30 seconds is typical if it's in a bad mood).
| 7:34 pm on Oct 14, 2004 (gmt 0)|
yeh takes ages to load up very annoying GOOD POINT
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