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omg! Thank you so much!! What a silly mistake. I am so hung up on the nastiness of Windows 8 that I am obviously not thinking clearly!

I am going to make a donation for you.

On Windows 7 you are in folder /home/www-bcr/public_html/admin/uploads/CustomListing while in Windows 8 you are in folder /root/home/bcr-clients/public_html.

Putting a message here because I wasn't logged in before and now will get notified of replies :D

Thank you for the help.

I am attaching the log file from my new windows 8 iteration and an image of the directory listing I get from my windows 7 laptop

Re: having trouble with winscp on new laptop

Please attach a full log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP). Also mention name of a file(s) you are missing.

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I went back to 5.0.9 and have the same problem.

Unfortunately, I was using a really old version on the old laptop. I think 4.2 :oops:

Now I have 5.5.1.

I can't go too far back with Windows 8. I had windows 7 before.

Very frustrating.

Look what version of winscp are you using at old laptop and the version you installed on new laptop. I'm having trouble with folders containing foreign letter (e.g. polish letters). These folders with polish letters don;t show corectly or don't show at all! I have to stick to 5.17 version which works like a charm. Try this.

having trouble with winscp on new laptop

I copied my ini file from my old laptop to my new laptop. Yet, when I connect to the remote site, I see very few folders and files. Why would this happen?