A way to uninstall PuTTY from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall PuTTY for Windows. It is developed by Simon Tatham. You can find out more on Simon Tatham or check for application updates here. Usually the PuTTY program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall PuTTY by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{BD7F5DA6-0F88-49A6-B112-BD0A162F710D}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 472.00 KB (483328 bytes) on disk and is called putty.exe.

PuTTY is composed of the following executables which take 1.67 MB (1748992 bytes) on disk:

  • pageant.exe (136.00 KB)
  • plink.exe (296.00 KB)
  • pscp.exe (308.00 KB)
  • psftp.exe (320.00 KB)
  • putty.exe (472.00 KB)
  • puttygen.exe (176.00 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to PuTTY version only. You can find here a few links to other PuTTY versions: to view all...

A way to erase PuTTY from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PuTTY is an application marketed by the software company Simon Tatham. Some computer users want to erase it. This is hard because removing this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY approach to erase PuTTY is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate PuTTY or simply click the Search feature and type in "PuTTY". If it is installed on your PC the PuTTY program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select PuTTY in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding PuTTY, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall PuTTY.
Uninstall PuTTY

8. After uninstalling PuTTY, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of PuTTY which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing PuTTY using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall PuTTY by Simon Tatham from your PC, we are not saying that PuTTY by Simon Tatham is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall PuTTY supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-02-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-02-23 09:49:14.340