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Configuring Folder view in Internet Explorer  -  KB Article #1682

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Many users have found that using Windows Explorer to connect to Serv-U instead of connecting directly through IE makes transferring data much easier

To view a FTP site in Windows Explorer.

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Select Tools | Internet Options.
  • Under the Advanced tab, find the option labeled “Enable FTP folder view (outside of Internet Explorer)
  • Check this box

Tools | Internet Options | Advanced |

After making these changes, the address bar in Windows Explorer can be used to connect to a FTP site

Tools | Internet Options | Advanced |

NOTE: To avoid having IE attempt to log in as an anonymous account go here.