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Establish a WebDAV Connection to Your Windows Package

Follow the steps below to establish a WebDAV connection to your Windows package, allowing you to transfer files to/from your webspace.

For Windows packages.

Step 1
From your computer's Start menu, click (My) Computer.
Step 2
From the Tools menu, select Map network drive.

If you do not see the Tools menu, click the Alt button on your keyboard. Select Map network drive
Select Map network drive
Step 3
Click the link that says Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures. Click 'Connect to a Web site...'
Click 'Connect to a Web site...'
Step 4
Click the Next button. Click Next
Click Next
Step 5
Select Choose a custom network location and then click the Next button. Select 'Choose a custom network location' and click Next
Select 'Choose a custom network location' and click Next
Step 6
Enter the domain you want to connect to in the text box. Do not forget to prefix the domain with http://

Then click the Next button. Enter the domain and click Next
Enter the domain and click Next
Step 7
If you receive a message that states The folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another. then please check your username, password and that the domain points to a 1&1 IP Address.

If you are still unable to connect, please download registry file located below for your operating system. You will need to double-click the file after downloaded and allow the registry change. You must then restart your computer and follow these steps again.

Windows Vista/Windows 7 WebDAV fix
Windows XP WebDAV fix
Click OK
Click OK
Step 8
Enter your original FTP username and password and click the OK button. You can find the FTP username within the 1&1 Control Panel and reset the password if necessary. The original FTP username is the only FTP user that can not be deleted. Input your credentials and click OK
Input your credentials and click OK
Step 9
Enter a name for this network location and click the Next button. Windows will create an icon with this name you can double-click later to connect. Name the location and click Next
Name the location and click Next
Step 10
You are informed the setup is complete. You can check the box to Open this network location when I click Finish in order to make a connection to verify it is working correctly. Click Finish
Click Finish

Later when you access (My) Computer from the Start Menu, you should see an icon with your website listed under Network Location       Your website's folder is listed

Your website's folder is listed

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