You can use Windows Vista Network Places as your FTP Client. This tutorial will show you how to connect to your Web Hosting account via FTP using the Internet Explorer browser.
Windows Vista comes with a network manager that you can use as an FTP client. You use an FTP client to transfer your Website from your local computer to your hosting account. This transfer is often referred to as uploading.
Getting your FTP settings
You will need to have your FTP settings on hand in order to use Windows Vista Network Places to upload your Website. This is the FTP information you will need in order to use an FTP client:
|Leave the box blank or enter a single forward slash (/).
Creating a Windows Vista Network Place
Transferring Files to Your Website
To transfer your files on your computer to your Website, simply copy the files you want to upload and paste them into your network place directory. You can move files back in forth in the same way that you move files around in Windows Explorer.
When you are finished uploading your files, check your Website in your favorite browser to make sure that your files uploaded correctly.
All files must go in public_html folder. Do NOT place any other files anywhere but here. Your home page file name MUST be labelled index.htm or index.html. The server will try to find this page to display as your first page.