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Can't upload photos to a website

  1. #1


    Maris Guest

    Can't upload photos to a website

    I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.

    I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    another language.

    Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?

    Signed,

    Not impressed in Minnesota

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  2. #2


    Janosch Ulmer Guest

    RE: Can't upload photos to a website

    This question would be better placed somewhere in the the Internet Explorer
    Discussions - however, I try to give some tips:

    You can try using the Internet Explorer without AddOns, that would fix
    problems caused by plugins from the OEM or other installed apps. To do this,
    simply type "internet add" into instant search and you will see the "Internet
    Explorer (No Add Ons)" - assuming transfer is possible without AddOns anyway.

    If this doesn't fix it, you can try to run the Internet Explorer as an
    Admin. This could be needed if the site your uploading to uses a plugin that
    needs admin rights.
    To do this create a new shortcut on the desktop, choose "c:\program
    files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe" as location then type a name for the
    shortcut and execute it with right-clicking on the created icon and choosing
    "Run as Administrator".

    Finally, if it is a FTP site your uploading to, there are plenty of
    FTP-Tools to control FTP-Site access and transfer. This can also be helpful
    if there are a lot of files to manage or many different sites.

    However, a friend of mine is working with Vista and also uploads a lot of
    files & pictures via FTP onto his websites. Normally, it should work. It
    seems like trouble specific to your PC or requirements of the site you're
    uploading to. Maybe you can give more details about the problem - e.g. What
    kind of site, does Windows Problem Reporting say something about the problem?

    Good Luck!


    "Maris" wrote:

    > I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    > Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    > have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    > but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    > Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    > shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    > new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.
    >
    > I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    > when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    > another language.
    >
    > Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?
    >
    > Signed,
    >
    > Not impressed in Minnesota


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Adam Albright Guest

    Re: Can't upload photos to a website

    On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 13:38:02 -0700, Maris
    <Maris@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

    >I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    >Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    >have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    >but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    >Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    >shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    >new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.
    >
    >I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    >when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    >another language.
    >
    >Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?
    >
    >Signed,
    >
    >Not impressed in Minnesota


    You shouldn't be using IE to upload anything, it is a browser. Use the
    right tool. That would be a FTP client. Many good free or low cost
    ones that work like Windows Explorer when you have one one window pane
    showing what you want to upload ie what's on your computer, another
    showing what is on your web server. A good place to get FTP clients
    and many other things is over at TUCOWS. http://tucows.com

    To use a FTP client you need to know your ISP password, login, show be
    the same you use to log onto the Internet and also the address to
    access the FTP service your ISP provides, (they all do) which you can
    easily get from your ISP in about 10 seconds either by phone or off
    their web site. You connect to your site like you do to any web page
    and move files easily back and forth. Many ISPs also offer some mickey
    mouse front end when you can do things even more easily.



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  4. #4


    bevgiles Guest

    RE: Can't upload photos to a website


    --
    Bev


    "Maris" wrote:

    > I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    > Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    > have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    > but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    > Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    > shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    > new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.
    >
    > I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    > when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    > another language.
    >
    > Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?
    >
    > Signed,
    >
    > Not impressed in Minnesota


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    bevgiles Guest

    RE: Can't upload photos to a website

    Does anyone know why I can't download a "quick upload" for photos from a
    photo shop? I've tried it several times, but it always fails.
    --
    Bev


    "Maris" wrote:

    > I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    > Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    > have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    > but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    > Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    > shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    > new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.
    >
    > I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    > when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    > another language.
    >
    > Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?
    >
    > Signed,
    >
    > Not impressed in Minnesota


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Angie Guest

    RE: Can't upload photos to a website

    I too am having the same problem and am very upset about it. I am a
    photographer as well and am very upset at the $3000 I spent on my new lap top
    and was given no choice in my Operating System either. Mine does the same
    thing when I try to upload pictures to a site. Very frustrating!!! Plus,
    there is no hel from the people who do have a degree in Compuster Science at
    Microsoft. As far as the posts that were made to help...you might as well be
    speaking French to me...I have no idea what you are saying to do. I have
    never even heard of an FTP Client or any of the other things you are talking
    about. Plus, I do not understand why it won't just upload the pictures
    through my browser while I am on the website.
    --
    Angie


    "Maris" wrote:

    > I can't believe this. I just spent $1,000 on a new laptop with Windows
    > Vista, and I can't upload photos to my website. I am a photographer, and
    > have a host site where I upload my photos to. I never had a problem with XP,
    > but everytime I try to upload a photo I get an error that says Internet
    > Explorer has stopped working, and it will restart. I am SO FRUSTRATED! I
    > shouldn't have to have a degree in computer science to complete a task on a
    > new operating system that I have been able to do day in and day out on XP.
    >
    > I have made sure my security is set to medium, and the other advice, but
    > when you start talking about html output... you might as well be speaking
    > another language.
    >
    > Why isn't this able to be done with a click of a button?
    >
    > Signed,
    >
    > Not impressed in Minnesota


      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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