Is There Another Way To Use FTP Without A Special Utility?

Yes. If you're using Windows, you can access a text-based FTP utility from a Command Prompt or use Internet Explorer as your FTP Client:

Using Command Prompt:

  1. From "Start" menu select "All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt"
  2. Type "ftp" and you will get a ftp> prompt
  3. Type "open"
  4. Enter your FTP username.
  5. Enter your password
ftp> open
Connected to
220 ProFTPD 1.2.10 Server ( []
User ( YourFTPUserName
331 Password required for YourFTPUserName.
230 User YourFTPUserName logged in.

You can now use standard FTP commands to manage your web site files.