Ftp downloads

Steven Purdy steve at reftech.co.uk
Mon Nov 24 09:42:19 GMT 2003


Filezilla from sourceforge is a pretty good Windows FTP client, if you 
don't want to pay for a commercial product.

Michael Pye wrote:

> Daniel Finnimore wrote:
>
>> I want to download the floppy install programs/images but ie6 brings 
>> it down as ascii. I have tried ftp from the dos prompt using ftp 
>> ftp://ftp.uk.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD from both my windows box and a 
>> Freebsd box to no avail. What am I doing wrong?.
>
>
> Depends if you have a program on your system thats registered to 
> handle .iso filetypes. If not then IE probably defaults to plain text.
>
> I suggest you use a proper FTP program such as CuteFTP, smartftp etc. 
> which will handle the files fine.
>
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> Michael Pye
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