The components for communicating with FTP servers are not installed.


  • Hi,

    Up until today I've been able to publish my Website via FTP through Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web.  However, when trying to publish today I'm getting the error:

    "The components for communicating with FTP servers are not installed."

    I have tried:

    • Repairing Visual Studio
    • Installing VS Community 2015 but the same error occurs
    • Reinstalling the 32bit and 64bit version of the C++ redistributables

    None of the above solutions have worked, does anyone know how to resolve this problem?



    Saturday, January 28, 2017 6:48 PM

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  • Hi friend,

    Welcome to MSDN forum.

    As it worked fine before, did you install any other add-ins or tools like Xamarin in your VS IDE? If so, you could remove or disable them and try it again.

    I noticed that you installed VS2015 Community, did you keep two VS IDE at same time?  Please keep only one of the VS IDE version and have a try.

    Best regards,


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    Monday, January 30, 2017 8:00 AM