Installing Putty for Windows to Access Rasbperry Pi Remotely #tt3

Tinkerer: Lory Livezey

We are going to set up a common method for getting into the Pi from a Windows PC -- a software program called Putty. It will allow you to access the command prompt, install programs and do some basic development.

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What you will need

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Download Putty

You'll need to be able to see what's going on with your Pi when you boot it. Once you get it set up, you'll be able to remote into it "headless". But for now, we're going to use an HDMI cable to plug the Pi into a monitor. It's best to plug it in BEFORE you boot up your Pi. I have found that the display won't always show if you plug the cable in after you boot.

Download Putty.

Download the correct version of Putty for your computer.  Basically, if you have a 
newer computer, you'll download the 64-bit, and if it's Windows XP or older, you'll
want the 32-bit version.

Download Putty

Install Putty

Double-click the downloaded file, and take all of the defaults to install

Install Putty

Using the IP address you should have noted from the previous tutorials, connect to the Raspberry Pi:

Open Putty > Type IP Address in Host Name > Name the Session > Save > Open > Yes to Security Alert > Log In

Install Putty

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