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How to change user in winSCP?

I'm using winSCP to access Unix computers. How can I change user after I have logged into a Unix server using winSCP? E.g. I have personal account in unix computer A. I can log into this comp using ...
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Why did windows update break WinSCP and PuTTY?

I recently did an update to my windows 7 machine. Before, I was able to connect to a linux server at school through WinSCP and PuTTY with no issues. Now, I am either booted off after only a minute ...
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“Open in PuTTY” command of WinSCP: Can I scp files from Linux back to Windows from terminal in opened PuTTY instance?

I use the command "Open in PuTTY" in WinSCP. A PuTTY window pops up, but I cannot find a way to scp files from Linux back to Windows using terminal command line in PuTTY. Do you guys think this is ...
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Transfer files using authentication

I have the public key with me(the pub file), for using sftp with public key authentication mode. How do i use sftp command for testing transfer file from my machine to the sftp server. For username ...
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Odd Win7 connex issue (WinSCP, puTTY, FTP command line)

I have searched in many forums and Google and have not seen anyone else mention this issue. So I hope I just missed it and someone can help. This issue I am encountering is this: Whether I use ...
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WinSCP - How do I use Putty with X forwarding?

How do I setup up Putty to use X forwarding when opened by WinSCP? Thank you much! Operating System: Windows 7 WinSCP Version: 5.1.0
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can i use PuTTY to transfer files to my PC?

i'm having trouble connecting to our cluster with winSCP can i use PuTTY as an alternative? How do i transfer files to my PC using PuTTY or some other alternative for winSCP?
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Is putty a less secure service than winSCP?

For some reason I have gotten the feeling that somehow the program, "putty" could be less secure than the other SSH program I use to remotely connect to my server, normally I use WinSCP. Is putty any ...
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Winscp and putty drop out constantly, on other computer they don't?

This has been bothering me for a long time. When I ssh or stfp into my server via putty or winscp it drops out after 2min, then has to reconnect. Putty will just lock up and not let me type... it wont ...