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I have connected to my remote server using Putty and I want to retrieve a file back to my local machine. How do I do it? Can I do it?

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PSCP is a part of the putty package.

Chapter 5: Using PSCP to transfer files securely

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The easiest way is to get pscp from the same place you got putty from which copies files over the same protocols as putty.

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Assuming an SSH connection, you can use either PSCP as suggest by Pekka, or WinSCP is a fairly decent SCP/SFTP client.

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