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WinSCP 4.2.1 beta

What is WinSCP beta?

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 7.71 MB (8,083,624 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: 7.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinSCP 4.2.1 beta

Program executable:WinSCP.exe
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)
  • WinSCP.exe - SFTP, FTP and SCP client
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove WinSCP beta?

You can uninstall WinSCP beta 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 WinSCP 4.2.1 beta, 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 WinSCP beta.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 23.81%
Windows Vista 19.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.76%
Windows Vista Ultimate 9.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  France 7.02%
  Italy 7.02%
  Germany 5.26%
  Mexico 3.51%
  Argentina 3.51%
  Indonesia 3.51%
  Israel 3.51%
  Canada 3.51%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  TT 1.75%
  Chile 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.75%
  India 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.11%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5420 5.88%
Dell Latitude D820 2.94%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.94%
Dell Inspiron N4050 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.94%
CRXR2 ConRoeXFire-eSATA2. 2.94%

Publisher URL: winscp.net


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