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PuTTY for Windows

PuTTY is an excellent SSH and Telnet client. PuTTY was initially developed by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. PuTTY Portable is an open-source software which is available with source code and it is developed by a group of volunteers. These protocols are used to run the remote session on your computer over the network. PuTTY can be run on all the Windows machine. Mac and Linus OS have default SSL clients whereas Windows OS does not have any default SSH clients. Hence, PuTTY offers you free and awesome SSH or telnet client. You can also download PuTTY for Mac and PuTTY for Linux. Here we are going to see How to Install PuTTY for Windows?

PuTTY for Windows
PuTTY for Windows

Related: PuTTY Portable

PuTTY  for Windows – Requirement

Before you start using PuTTY on your Windows PC, you have to check the following requirements:

  • Check whether Windows has SSH login credentials.
  • You have to be familiar with the connection to your server through SSH.

Related: How to Install Putty for Linux

How to Install PuTTY for Windows

Here we offer you the method and guide that says how to install and use PuTTY on your PC.

Step 1: First, you have to Download PuTTY from the given URL: https://www.putty.org/ otherwise you can choose some other source to get the app on your device. Downloading “PuTTY.exe” is good for SSH.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY 

Step 2: Once the download has done just save the download on your C:\WINDOWS folder.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY for Windows

Step 3: If you are interested in creating the link on PuTTY desktop, first open the C:\WINDOWS folder on your Windows PC. Then make a right-click on the putty.exe file and select the Send To > Desktop option.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY for Windows

Step 4: To launch the application on your system, you have to make a Double-click on your PuTTY.exe program to launch it on your PC.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY for Windows

Step 5: Once the application is launched on your system you have to enter the Connection settings. The settings are Hostname Port 22 is the default and select the Connection type as SSH.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY for Windows

Step 6: Once the connection settings are done, make a click to start the session of the SSH.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY

Step 7: If it is the first time that you are connecting the server for this computer, then a message will appear on the screen. Accept the connection by making a click on the Yes button.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY

Step 8: If you establish the SSH Connection, you have to see the terminal prompt that will ask you the username as “Login as:“. Now you have to connect it with your SSH user according to the choice.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY 

Step 9: Then you have to enter the password, once you enter the Password you have to note that you cannot see the cursor moving or any character typed and it will be displayed as “******”. It is the standard PuTTY security feature hence after entering the password hit the enter button.

How to Install PuTTY for Windows
How to Install PuTTY

Step 10: Now you are logged into the SSH server and experience the features of PuTTY on your Windows System.

Thank You for reading the post.

Related: How to Install PuTTY for Mac

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