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Created 30 Aug 2002
Modified 25 Apr 2014

Article 129

How can I get Internet Explorer to use SmartFTP instead of its own internal ftp client?

  1. Open My Computer - Tools - Folder Options.
  2. Under the File Type tab scroll down the list of registered file types until you find the file type URL:File Transfer Protocol. Highlight this option.
  3. Click on the Advanced button. The Edit File Type window appears. Select the Open line under Actions and click on the Edit button. The Editing Action for Type… window appears.
  4. Uncheck the Use DDE check box and browse for the SmartFTP.exe file.
  5. Click on the OK button and close.

To use SmartFTP from the Internet Explorer, drag the Internet link to the desktop to create a shortcut and then double click the shortcut to run SmartFTP.

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