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Then I need to try another program and re-enter passwords; which I forget
Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.
One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.
Are you connecting via FTP, or SFTP/FTPS?
Have you tried a different version of WinSCP? Either an older version, or the latest 5.6.4 RC ?
Download the "portable executables." They're zip files you can unzip and run it from anywhere; it won't replace the installed version.
If you're only using FTP, there's plenty of other free FTP programs. You can use the built-in Windows command-line FTP client to test:
Other free FTP clients for Windows include Cyberduck and Filezilla:
Are you moving or drag/dropping?
Do you get an error? If so, post that (screen shot).
Do you have commander or explorer interface in WinSCP?
What are your settings under Preferences->Transfer->Drag&Drop and Background?
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