Upload your website using Web Folders under Vista

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Windows Vista Client Setup Instructions

This document provides instructions to set up WebDAV on a computer with the Windows Vista operating system. WebDAV is a method of viewing all of your files so that you may easily manage them using drag and drop.

Preliminaries

First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this update as follows:

  • Visit

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64 You should see the following page:

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  • Press the Download button. You should see the following page:

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  • Select Run to install the update immediately or Save to save it on your machine to install later.

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  • If you saved the update, double-click on it to proceed with the installation.


Setting up WebDAV

  • Select Computer from the Start icon.

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  • With Computer selected in the left panel, you see "Map network drive" in the tool bar. Click on "Map network drive".

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