How to SSH from Microsoft Windows

Updated: 01/05/2018 by Computer Hope

Although Microsoft Windows does include an application to FTP and Telnet, it does not come pre-installed with an application that enables a user to SSH to another computer. If you need to SSH to a remote computer, you need to download a third-party program to connect over SSH.

In the picture to the right, is an example of PuTTY a popular SSH program used in Windows and other environments.

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