How to remove an putty error
The free file information forum can help you determine if putty.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Putty.exe file information
Description: putty.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 421,888 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 380,928 bytes, 454,656 bytes, 356,352 bytes or 372,736 bytes.
Putty.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no file description. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with PuTTY come up, you could completely remove it (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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If putty.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 454,656 bytes. Some people think it is not dangerous. The program has no visible window. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows core file.
If putty.exe is located in the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 421,888 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
If putty.exe is located in the folder "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 671,744 bytes.
If putty.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 421,888 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as putty.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the putty.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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