Setting up Windows Vista for FTP

These screen shots will help you setup Windows Vista for FTP, so you can drag and drop files from your computer to your website.

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First, open your *Computer* window. You should see something similar to what's below:



Right click on any empty space and choose *Add a Network Location*.



Click on the *Next* button.



Select *Choose a custom network location* by clicking on it, then click the *Next* button.



Type your FTP address as it is above, except substitute your own domain name. For example, if your domain name is, your type in:

Click the *Next* button.



Uncheck the *Log on anonymously* box, and enter your username. If you're not certain what your username is, check the email instructions or give us a call.



You can name your connection something else if you like, but it's not necessary. Click the *Next* button.



Click the *Finish* button.



Enter your password and check the box to *Save password* if you're on a trusted computer. Click the *Log On* button.


You should now see an Explorer window that displays your website files. Make certain to upload your web pages and images to your public_html directory.

As always, feel free to call if you need any assistance: 744-7454