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To get FTP access from windows you can use two programs:
Internet explorer is well-known Internet Browser by Microsoft. And windows explorer is the thing that we use to browse files on our computers. Everyone one know what it is but not everyone know its name. To get ftp access from windows explorer is another way to make FTP more user-friendly.
To enter the ftp location using internet explorer you need to type in address bar ftp address of the site starting with “FTP://”;. That’s how you will get an access to the files stored in this location. To download it you may right-click it and choose Save Target As (in case if you use Internet Explorer).>
FTP is widely spread transfer protocol that you can use for entering remote servers and also for windows backup. You can read more about FTP backup at our website.
Another way is to access ftp from Windows Explorer. In this case you need to begin with “Start” button and then click on My computer (XP) or Computer (as it called in Windows 7 and vista). After opening the My computer screen you need to press the Win button + E. That’s how you can open windows Explorer.
To create a shortcut for opening FTP site in windows explorer you can do the following:
This is a good alternative for FTP client for windows. Finally, you can put this shortcut on the desktop and use it whenever you want without entering my computer. You also can save the password by selecting the “save password” check box if you want to connect FTP without entering the password next time.
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Backup Terms Glossary
Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.
Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.
The glossary contains 192 terms. The current section Data for Backup contains 12 terms.
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