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 ftp.YourDomain.com"
  4. Enter your FTP username.
  5. Enter your password
C:\>ftp
ftp> open ftp.YourDomain.com
Connected to ftp.YourDomain.com.
220 ProFTPD 1.2.10 Server (ftp.YourDomain.com) [192.168.1.1]
User (ftp.YourDomains.com:(none)): YourFTPUserName
331 Password required for YourFTPUserName.
Password:
230 User YourFTPUserName logged in.
ftp>

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

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