Home Feedback

Articles
Using content of this site without direct link to nezavisim.com is prohibited

Windows

Quick and easy FTP access via Windows Explorer
most comfort way if you access some ftp site frequently

   
   

To open ftp site you do not need to use some special ftp program. Easiest way is to use Windows Explorer.

If you access some ftp site frequently you can add it to Windows Explorer file tree.

1. Start "Add Network Place Wizard"

- on Windows XP click "Start" then click "My Network Places". Click on "Add a network place" from "Network Tasks" menu located at left pane of "My Network Places" window.

- on Windows Vista click "Windows Logo" button located at left side of taskbar to open Windows menu, then click "Computer" to open Windows Explorer. Right click "Computer" located on left pane of the window in "Folders" section, and from pop-up menu click "Add a Network Location"

2. Click "Next" button.

3. Click "Next" button with "Choose another network location" option selected

4. Type ftp server address. Something like ftp://ftp.server.com If you preffer you can add and folder path ftp://ftp.site.com/pub/

5. Click "Next" button.

6. If you need to provide username and password to open ftp site clear (uncheck) "Log on anonymously" check box, and fill "User name" field, otherwise "Log on anonymously" nust be checked / marked.

7. Click "Next" button.

8. Type whatever name want for this link or leave default name

9. Click "Next" button.

10. Leave checked "Open this network place when I click Finish" option

11. Click "Finish" button. This will close wizard and will open "Log On As" dialog.

12. Fill "Password" field, check / mark "Save password" option and click "Log On" button

Now new link appear in windows explorer tree and you can work with ftp files in same way as you work with local files on your computer.

In this way you can add as many links as you want.

Note: In Windows XP look for new link under "My Network Places", in Windows Vista look unter "Computer"

 
     
   
^top^    
     

<<\back

Made by Ventsislav Alexandriyski
 
 
©All Rights Reserved