PuTTY is one of the go-to apps that pretty much every network engineer has in his or her toolbox. Anyone who uses it frequently tends to customize its settings to make it more personally appealing.
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE and select the “SimonTatham” key:
Right-click on the “SimonTatham” key and select Export:
Browse to your preferred location, type in a name and click “Save”:
Once you’ve done this, all of the settings for PuTTY are saved in the file which was just exported. To restore these settings (or apply them for the first time to a new OS install, new profile, new computer, etc.), install PuTTY and then double-click on the file.
When you do that, you’ll get a UAC prompt. If you accept that, you’ll get this warning:
Click on “Yes” and those registry values will be written into your registry.
I hope you found this helpful!