A guide to uninstall PuTTY from your PC

PuTTY is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by PuTTY. Open here for more details on PuTTY. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY folder (same installation drive as Windows). PuTTY's entire uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\{FFA4BEAC-BC4F-42CE-B64F-6E1E214952D9}\putty-0.70-w32.exe. putty.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 756.05 KB (774200 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed together with PuTTY. They occupy about 3.43 MB (3596728 bytes) on disk.

  • pageant.exe (272.55 KB)
  • plink.exe (533.09 KB)
  • pscp.exe (542.05 KB)
  • psftp.exe (554.57 KB)
  • putty.exe (756.05 KB)
  • puttygen.exe (350.56 KB)
  • puttytel.exe (503.55 KB)
...click to view all...

The current web page applies to PuTTY version 0.70 only. You can find below info on other application versions of PuTTY:

How to remove PuTTY from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PuTTY is an application offered by PuTTY. Frequently, computer users want to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually requires some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY procedure to erase PuTTY is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PuTTY or simply click the Search feature and type in "PuTTY". If it exists on your system the PuTTY application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click PuTTY in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding PuTTY, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall PuTTY.
Uninstall PuTTY

8. After uninstalling PuTTY, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong PuTTY which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling PuTTY with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



The text above is not a piece of advice to remove PuTTY by PuTTY from your PC, we are not saying that PuTTY by PuTTY is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove PuTTY supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-15 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-15 13:10:16.200