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Which protocol to connect to a drive on another remote pc via file explorer

Which protocol uses windows to connect to a drive of another remote pc via file explorer. for example: if you connect by typing
\192.145.23.25\c$\Temp

Does windows use smb or ftp or ssh else ?

Content-Key: 920847533

Url: https://administrator.de/contentid/920847533

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148934 Jul 06, 2021 updated at 09:28:38 (UTC)
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SMB
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139048 Jul 06, 2021 at 09:29:39 (UTC)
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why it is not ftp ?
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Solution 148934 Jul 06, 2021 updated at 09:36:57 (UTC)
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Quote from @139048:

why it is not ftp ?

Because to use FTP the file explorer needs to know the protocol which uses the prefix ftp://
By default a path which beginns with a double backsplash explorer uses SMB(445 TCP) to connect to the server
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139048 Jul 06, 2021 at 09:45:48 (UTC)
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Thank you face-smile that helps...