FTP problems please help

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by marklang, Nov 6, 2002.

  1. marklang

    marklang Guest

    Hey All,
    I have been trying to get to my firends ftp server using FTP Explorer it connects fine but hangs when it goes to list the directories, I have consulted with my friend and the server is up an running. I've alos tried connecting to other ftp sites all with the same problem. I also tried a couple different FTP programs all having the same problem, so I'm convinced it's a setting on my computer. I am running windows xp pro. Anyone have any ideas?

    Mark
     
  2. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    tools --> internet options--> advanced. Look to see if "enable folder view for ftp sites" is ticked.
     
  3. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    go to tools, then internet options and choose the advanced tab and then go to "Use passive FTP"

    Brad
     
  4. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    ^^ that too :)
     
  5. marklang

    marklang Guest

    I have both checked and still have the same problem
     
  6. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Do you run a firewall or are you on a router? Maybe you have some security setting too high?
     
  7. marklang

    marklang Guest

    I use a linksys router which I've tried setting to it's defaults settings, which security settings would cause an error like this?
     
  8. i just dmz my main computer with linksys router. some people may say that it not good to do. but takes care of forwarding ports and all. dmz is turning off firewall for single computer behind a router
     
  9. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Go to *Network Connections* under *Accessories*. Click on you Connection (Whatever you may call it) and click on the *Advanced* tab and uncheck "Internet Connection Firewall".

    I have noticed that with the native XP Firewall enabled FTP tends to screw up.

    BTW... I use WS_FTP Pro (ver 7.04 2001.12.20). You said you are using FTP Explorer but it could be having the same effect. But maybe if you configure the XP Firewall, ie... port that is being used and so forth. Then maybe it will not stall. Cause that is what it was doing with me until I disabled the XP Firewall. I am Using ZA Pro (ver 2.6.362) instead.