Dreamweaver CS3 in XP Mode (Win7), FTP issues

Have installed Dreamweaver CS3 in XP Mode because of 3rd party plug-in issues.  For the most-part it runs fine in this environment.

However...  When FTPing large quantities of files I MUST keep the mouse cursor not only in the XP Mode window but I must keep it moving within that window.  Otherwise it crawls to a halt (the FTP process) and won't resume until I move the mouse (inside the window) again.  It's as if it's trying to go into some sort of sleep mode.  Have dug through all the config settings in Virtual PC with no luck.

Any thoughts out there?
bearkiteAsked:
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scrathcyboyCommented:
This is a flaw in the virtual XP box of win7, the focus (moving he mouse in the window) is a common problem -- the XP box is not designed for "background" IP2IP tasks.  Either wait for MS to fix it, or run a system with XP as the OS to do the file transfer.  I would do the latter in a heartbeat, not rely on win7.

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bearkiteAuthor Commented:
Hey Scratchy...

That sounds fair.  And seeing that the only reason I'm running DW in XP Mode is because of a 3rd party plug-in (Just Add Commerce) I'm going to try a work-around.  Since the sites local folder is the same for DW running in XP mode or Win7 I think I'll do my changes in XP Mode and my file transfers in Win7.  I think this is a "workable" solution (if only slightly clunky).

Thanks for the response...

Lou Behrman
scrathcyboyCommented:
Sometimes the best solutions are work-arounds for recognized software failings.
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