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winscp will not let me drag and drop files ONTO server

latest version of ftp connection winscp 5.5.6 will no longer let me drag and drop files onto server

I tried many servers so it is not a server error

I am using windows 7
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rgb192
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rgb192
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SunBowCommented:
check rights
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rgb192Author Commented:
Problem is Windows7 because I am moving files onto many linux which previously worked
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rgb192Author Commented:
Do you know a windows7 solution
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marsiliesCommented:
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 ?
http://winscp.net/eng/index.php
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rgb192Author Commented:
Are you connecting via FTP, or SFTP/FTPS?
ftp

Have you tried a different version of WinSCP? Either an older version, or the latest 5.6.4 RC ?
http://winscp.net/eng/index.php

I checked today; still latest version
Yes maybe an update may have not worked well with my computer

I prefer not to uninstall current version to install older version

If I get latest beta, will I have to uninstall current version (thus maybe losing my saved connections)
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marsiliesCommented:
Download the "portable executables." They're zip files you can unzip and run it from anywhere; it won't replace the installed version.
http://winscp.net/eng/download.php 

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:
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001246.htm

Other free FTP clients for Windows include Cyberduck and Filezilla:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_FTP_client_software
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
I tested with 5.5.6 (portable) on Windows 7, dragging from desktop to remote window just copies file to the server. No problem.

Do you get an error? If so, post that (screen shot).

Are you moving or drag/dropping?

Do you have commander or explorer interface in WinSCP?

What are your settings under Preferences->Transfer->Drag&Drop and Background?

Anything in winscp.log?
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rgb192Author Commented:
Download the "portable executables." They're zip files you can unzip and run it from anywhere; it won't replace the installed version.
http://winscp.net/eng/download.php 

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:
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001246.htm

Other free FTP clients for Windows include Cyberduck and Filezilla:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_FTP_client_software

Then I need to try another program and re-enter passwords; which I forget




Are you moving or drag/dropping?
Yes, this previously worked

Do you get an error? If so, post that (screen shot).
Just an 'x' with mouse hover

Do you have commander or explorer interface in WinSCP?
explorer

What are your settings under Preferences->Transfer->Drag&Drop and Background?
tried both
checked/unchecked
allow moving from remote directory to other applications
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marsiliesCommented:
Then I need to try another program and re-enter passwords; which I forget
Well, unfortunately, you're going to have to do some testing with other programs to try and find the cause. If uploading works with the same login on another FTP client, then we know the problem is with WinSCP. If uploading doesn't work on another client using the same login, then the problem is with the login.

Also, try all these upload methods in WinSCP:
Using Drag&drop (Mouse)
Using Keyboard
Using Copy&paste
Using Windows Explorer's 'Send To' Context Menu
Dropping Files on WinSCP Icon
Dropping Files on Session Tab

Instructions here:
http://winscp.net/eng/docs/task_upload
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rgb192Author Commented:
The troubleshooting on my windows7 allows program to work.
Thanks.
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