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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #11,861
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.79 days
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Average installed length: 384.22 days


4.3.7 100.00%

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WinSCP 4.3.7

Remove WinSCP 4.3.7
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What is WinSCP?

WinSCP (Windows Secure CoPy) is a free and open source SFTP, SCP, and FTP client for Microsoft Windows. Its main function is secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers basic file manager and file synchronization functionality. For secure transfers, it uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports the SCP protocol in addition to SFTP.

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Freeware SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and SCP (Secure Copy) client for Windows using SSH (Secure Shell). Its main function is safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this basic function, WinSCP manages some other actions with files.


The primary executable is named winscp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 8.22 MB (8,620,841 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: winscp.net
Help link: winscp.net/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinSCP\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinSCP\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WinSCP 4.3.7

Program executable:winscp.exe
WinSCP: SFTP, FTP and SCP client
Path:C:\Program Files\winscp\winscp.exe
Additional files:
  • DragExt.dll - WinSCP (Drag&Drop shell extension for WinSCP (32-bit))
  • DragExt64.dll - Drag&Drop shell extension for WinSCP (64-bit)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove WinSCP?

Quickly and completely remove WinSCP 4.3.7 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinSCP 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WinSCP 4.3.7, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 WinSCP.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.51%
Windows 10 7.23%
Windows XP 7.23%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.46%
Windows 7 Professional 27.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.41%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.67%
  Germany 7.65%
  France 7.50%
  United Kingdom 5.05%
  Italy 3.03%
  Canada 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Japan 2.60%
  India 1.88%
  Brazil 1.73%
  Finland 1.73%
  Austria 1.59%
  Israel 1.30%
  DK 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.65%
Hewlett-Packard 25.63%
Acer 11.98%
ASUS 6.41%
Toshiba 3.62%
Lenovo 2.51%
Intel 2.23%
Sahara 1.39%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Apple 0.84%
Samsung 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.52%
Dell Latitude E6420 3.87%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.76%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.21%

Publisher URL: winscp.net


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