FTP username and password prompt

August 28, 2006 at 10:20:28
Specs: XP Pro SP2, P4 1.7 Ghz and 512 MB

When using Internet Explorer FTP sites automatically login without prompting me for a username or password. I would like it so everytime I search an FTP site that it brings up a username/password prompt and when I'm logged in the environment to look like Windows(folders, files, etc.) NOT links like in IE. I have already checked off 'Enable folder view for FTP sites' through the advanced tab in Internet Options.
Any other suggestions on my problems ?
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#1
August 28, 2006 at 10:28:19

Perhaps the ftp sites allow anonymous login. If so, you won't be prompted for a username. As far as having a tree view, why not use the Windows ftp client to connect?

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#2
August 28, 2006 at 12:14:32

If you don't like using the command line, I would suggest using FileZilla.

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