PuTTY Portable Support
Many of the most common issues that arise when using PuTTY Portable are addressed here. Please read through the various topics to see if any of them address your question. You can also post a question in the PuTTY Portable Support Forum.
PuTTY Portable-Specific Issues
General PuTTY Issues
To start up PuTTY Portable, just double-click PuTTYPortable.exe file where you installed PuTTY Portable on your portable drive. Then, use it just like you would a local copy of PuTTY. There are a couple of things to keep in mind:
To upgrade to a newer version of PuTTY Portable, just download a new copy and unzip it to your portable drive, right over the previous version. Your settings will not be altered.
Support for running from a CD is built into PuTTY Portable. Just extract it to a local drive and run it at least once to generate a set of default settings. Next, make any configuration changes you'd like. Finally, burn the whole PuTTYPortable directory to CD being sure not to change the locations of any files.
The following are known issues with this package:
I made some modifications to the default version of PuTTY to make it more USB key friendly (decreasing total install size and the number of writes to the drive, which will increase drive life). These changes are listed here so you'll know what they are, and so you can recreate the process, if so desired.