Drag+drop to windows7 explorer gives an empty dir "scp58086"

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Drag+drop to windows7 explorer gives an empty dir "scp58086"

Version 4.3.2 build 1201
Not sure if this only started since moving to Win7 from XP.
SFTP (+ fallback) 5 / SSH 2? No special settings (e.g. sudo su)

Get a different dir each time, e.g. "scp09834"
Only happens when dragging to explorer, so have a work-around: Change commander LHS to the required local directory and drag it to that - all works ok then.

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Re: Drag+drop to windows7 explorer gives an empty dir "scp58086"

Please try to reinstall WinSCP and reboot after install.
Let me know if it helps.
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It's strange. I've been using WinSCP for almost a year on Win 7 (64bit) and it's been just fine. But about a month (give or take a week) ago that started happening to me.

I was using the 5.x and dropped back to the 4.x version to see if it would go away. It did not.

The remote server for me is FileZilla on a Windows 2003 (I've not tested with others since this started)

I think it was caused by some patch from Microsoft. I have done the install + reboot and it still happens.

Oh, also I am now losing connection frequently and having to wait for a reconnect. Again I think this is a Microsoft caused issue.

I'm running under a non-privileged account.

My work around is select all files to copy and right click and use copy menu and select destination folder. So this has not been a show stopper at all.

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Re: Please try to reinstall WinSCP and reboot after instal

App is installed as part of a corporate build, I can't just re-install.

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Freitag wrote:

It's strange. I've been using WinSCP for almost a year on Win 7 (64bit) and it's been just fine. But about a month (give or take a week) ago that started happening to me.
I have sent you an email to address you have used to register on this forum.

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martin wrote:

Freitag wrote:

It's strange. I've been using WinSCP for almost a year on Win 7 (64bit) and it's been just fine. But about a month (give or take a week) ago that started happening to me.
I have sent you an email to address you have used to register on this forum.

Yesterday afternoon I went from the 4.x version to the latest 5.x version and I know one thing I did differently on install. Previously I always chose "custom upgrade" and this time I used "full upgrade" and the problem went away.

I tested on both Windows-FileZilla/FTP(over SSL) and Linux/SFTP and got good results both times.

Also the repeated loss/restore of connection only happens when connected to Windows server, so it is not a client issue.

I still think it was some problem caused by a Windows patch that started the initial issue, but by always using the custom upgrade I did not get to run the code that would have fixed it.

I should have replied with this information to your email last night. Sorry for the delay and thinks for your help!

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Happy that it works for you finally. Though it is hardly related to Custom/Full upgrade. All that Full upgrade does, is that it skips couple of pages in the installer, the same way as, if you click the Next button yourself.

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