How to uninstall PuTTY from your PC

PuTTY is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Agilent. Take a look here where you can find out more on Agilent. Usually the PuTTY program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove PuTTY by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{56F0F399-BD93-425C-82FF-C8E29F1F5FCC}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is labeled putty.exe and its approximative size is 452.00 KB (462848 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in PuTTY. They occupy 1.60 MB (1679360 bytes) on disk.

  • pageant.exe (132.00 KB)
  • plink.exe (280.00 KB)
  • pscp.exe (300.00 KB)
  • psftp.exe (304.00 KB)
  • putty.exe (452.00 KB)
  • puttygen.exe (172.00 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to PuTTY version 0.60 only.

How to remove PuTTY from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PuTTY is a program released by Agilent. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY solution to uninstall PuTTY is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find PuTTY or simply activate the Search feature and type in "PuTTY". If it is installed on your PC the PuTTY app will be found automatically. After you select PuTTY in the list , the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding PuTTY, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PuTTY.
Uninstall PuTTY

8. After removing PuTTY, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of PuTTY which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling PuTTY using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove PuTTY by Agilent from your PC, nor are we saying that PuTTY by Agilent is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove PuTTY supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-06-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-03 20:21:58.360