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Windows 7: windows 7 blocks ftp connection


17 Mar 2010   #1
btbprod

windows 7
 
 
windows 7 blocks ftp connection

I have recently moved to windows 7 and cannot connect to ftp servers.

This is not a firewall problem, I can't connect even with the firewall turned off.

It is not a client problem it occurs in any client.

It worked at first, then stopped then connected again after a reboot, then gave up and will not come back.

I have read that other people have had this with vista but nothing I've read on the web works (like repairing system files, playing with firewall etc).

Ftp access is essential for me to upload files to a web server.


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17 Mar 2010   #2
momalle1

Windows 7, Windows Vista Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

I have several Win7 machines and FTP just fine with all of them. I've done nothing special. What client are you using? What do the logs say? What happens if you FTP from the command line?
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17 Mar 2010   #3
Ch@n

 

FTP works in my 7 too, no issues at all. BTW, do u hv any 3P firewall like ZA?
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17 Mar 2010   #4
clunkfish

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by btbprod View Post
I have recently moved to windows 7 and cannot connect to ftp servers.

This is not a firewall problem, I can't connect even with the firewall turned off.

It is not a client problem it occurs in any client.

It worked at first, then stopped then connected again after a reboot, then gave up and will not come back.

I have read that other people have had this with vista but nothing I've read on the web works (like repairing system files, playing with firewall etc).

Ftp access is essential for me to upload files to a web server.
I use FireFTP, and also a proprietary FTP system supplied by my ISP, both under Windows 7 and have had no problems. Can you ping the FTP servers?
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17 Mar 2010   #5
Fantail

7 x64 | 7 x64
 
 

btbprod; Just a guess but try resetting your router if you have one.
Can you upload files in a fourm setting as an attachment?
Have you tried FileZilla?
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17 Mar 2010   #6
btbprod

windows 7
 
 

I've tried to ftp using the firezilla client; the ftp client inside Dreamweaver; firefox; IE8 and the command line. No luck wiht any.

It's not the router as my laptop will connect through the router.

Any more ideas welcome

Mike
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17 Mar 2010   #7
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

What security software are you running? What software have you installed that makes any changes to the system? Applied and tweaks or change any system settings like permissions, or registry stuff?
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17 Mar 2010   #8
btbprod

windows 7
 
 

running sophos anti-virus 7.6.17.

"Applied and tweaks or change any system settings like permissions, or registry stuff?" nothing I can think of which would make it go and come like it did.

Mike
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17 Mar 2010   #9
brady

 

getting an error?
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17 Mar 2010   #10
btbprod

windows 7
 
 

nothing helpful, just


Status: Resolving address of ftp.microsoft.com
Status: Connecting to 64.4.30.61:21...
Error: Connection timed out
Error: Could not connect to server
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