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automatic update problem

Startbeitrag von Noel Tanti am 04.12.2013 19:32


can somebody help with this error message.

It has never happened before but is happening every time I upload a setup. Nothing has changed on the FTP server side and on some computers it works fine but on the developemnt machine it does not.

any help appreciated

[attachment 743 Windev17_ftpError.PNG]
[attachment 744 Other_ftpError.PNG]


Hi. Has your dev computer had a windows update?

If so check your firewall settings. I had problems with webdev ftp upload . It was related to a change made by the update of windows


von Allard - am 04.12.2013 21:20
Hi Allard

I switched off the firewall and still the same errors. Thanks for your help


von Noel Tanti - am 05.12.2013 08:42
Hi Noel,

Probably this machine was upgraded to Internet Explorer 11?
With this upgrade a newer version of the WinInet.dll is installed which does not have all functions for a FTP connection.
I'm afraid that's all I can say, same problem did occur on a ftp client we did create for our customers, but we did not find a solution yet other then uninstall IE11.

Best regards,
Jean Paul

von Jean Paul van Vliet - am 05.12.2013 09:19
Hi Noel,

The message looks like it is saying the HTTP path and the FTP path are not pointing to the same folder. Check the 'Application Path' you have entered when you run your setup. This should point to the FTP equivalent of your http URL.

If you find the file nunzio.maltadigital.com/index.html on your FTP site, the folder it is int is the one you need for your application path. I would guess that you could put nunzio/htdocs/ in your application path and it will work.


von Ned! - am 05.12.2013 11:04
Hi Jean Paul,

that is the problem :).
I uninstalled IE11 from win 7 and all is ok.
One snag : on win 8.1 there is no uninstall option, So back to win 7

Once again thanks

von Noel Tanti - am 05.12.2013 11:05
Hi Ned,

thanks for your help but I think it is best if I go back to win 7 as hunting for the problem might prove more timecomnsuming. It seems that ie11 cannot be removed from win8.1 but just hidden


von Noel Tanti - am 05.12.2013 12:30
Hey Noel,

It's indeed not possible to remove IE 11 from 8.1+ but I'm not sure when the FTP bug occurred in IE 11.
Cause it might be possible to just remove the update that caused it instead of downgrading your pc to windows 7.
Just check your "installed" updates and find any IE update and remove it.

We are trying to fix the problem by loading external dll's as soon as we fixed it we will post the solution here.

Best regards,

von David van Pelt - am 06.12.2013 13:51
Hi David,

will try to do this sometime next week as at the moment I am uploading from another win7 laptop as I need to get amendmtents ready.

Thanks for your help

von Noel Tanti - am 06.12.2013 14:00
Hi all,

I had exactly similar programs in my Win7 machine. Suddenly my upgrade upload process didn't work anymore.

However, my trusted Total Commander file manager in the same computer had no problems transferring the same files to the FTP server!

Maybe PCSoft should not use Microsoft's components for important connectivity processes like FTP? This leaves us on Microsoft's mercy, which I don't like at all, as it seems that MS is systematically directing all internet traffic from their new operating systems to go through their servers, for who knows what reasons...

best regards

von Ola (not signed-in) - am 07.12.2013 09:20
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