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Failed to map a FTP folder in Windows explorer

by lionelsiu / May 3, 2012 9:09 PM PDT

I used to make a FTP folder in my windows, so that I can access the FTP folder directly through Windows explorer.
But I don't know why I cannot do it now.

I tried to use "Add network location" wizard, type in my FTP location in "Choose a custom network location".
However, it popped out an error message that it is not a correct folder.
I have checked the settings of the Internet Explorer, and reset all the settings, but it still cannot solve the problem.

Does anyone can help me? Thanks.

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Sorry no but it's been discussed before.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2012 2:59 AM PDT
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by lionelsiu / May 4, 2012 3:19 AM PDT

I have used this as a temporary way to connect my FTP server, but I prefer using Windows explorer. Thx!

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Sorry but there are too many reasons for it to fail today.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2012 3:22 AM PDT
In reply to: aa

But I didn't want to leave you without some solution and this discussion at the link covered what I ran into recently.

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I see
by lionelsiu / May 5, 2012 2:42 AM PDT

I see, anyway thank you for your reply!

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