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What is PuTTY at UEA?  (from Quest Software)

Putty is a free to use SSH, Telnet, rlogin and raw TCP client that allows users to connect to the UEA UNIX servers, staff1.uea.ac.uk and student1.uea.ac.uk, from a Windows machine anywhere in the world. Putty was introduced as the recommended SSH client after users were not able to use the insecure method of Telnet, w...  Read more


PuTTY at UEA is a software program developed by Quest Software. The primary executable is named putty.exe. The setup package is about 1.29 MB (1,351,290 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of PuTTY at UEA come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.uea.ac.uk/is/software/pcsoftwarentoz/putty
Help link: www.uea.ac.uk/itcs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quest software\putty
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9AB2BA1E-E270-4431-967A-7E2DA23BD61E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PuTTY at UEA

Program executable:putty.exe
Name:PuTTY suite
SSH, Telnet and Rlogin client
Path:C:\Program Files\quest software\putty\putty.exe

How do I remove PuTTY at UEA?

You can uninstall PuTTY at UEA from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PuTTY at UEA, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PuTTY at UEA.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

About Quest Software

Quest manufactures software used by IT professionals in a variety of industries and although they are best known for TOAD, used by database professionals, they offers other products that develop, manage, monitor and protect packaged and custom software applications, as well as associated software infrastructure components, such as databases, application servers, operating systems and hypervisors.
Publisher URL: www.quest.com


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