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How to Install & Use Winscp for Game Panel

WinSCP (Windows Secure Copy) is a popular open-source file transfer application for Windows that provides secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It offers an easy-to-use graphical interface and supports several transfer protocols including SCP, SFTP, and FTPS. Follow this step-by-step guide to install and use WinSCP effectively.

Step 1: Download and Install WinSCP

Visit the official WinSCP website at
Click on the Download button to access the download page.
Choose the appropriate installer based on your system architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) and click Download to initiate the download process.
Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded installer file and double-click on it to start the installation process.
Follow the on-screen instructions provided by the installer to complete the installation. Accept the license agreement, choose installation options, and select the installation directory if necessary.
Click Install to begin the installation process. Wait for the installation to finish.

Step 2: Launch WinSCP

After the installation is complete, launch WinSCP by double-clicking on its desktop shortcut or searching for it in the Start menu.
Upon launching, you will be greeted with the WinSCP login window.

Winscp Login

Step 3: Configure Connection Settings

Navigate to the GamePanel and choose your server. Access the Settings tab to locate your SFTP details. Kindly input the provided details into the designated fields as outlined below.

Settings Tab GamePanel

Winscp Connection Settings

Step 4: Establish Connection

Once you have entered the connection details, click on the Login button to establish a connection to the remote server.
If the connection is successful, WinSCP will display the directory structure of the remote server in the right panel of its interface.

Step 5: Transfer Files

To transfer files between your local machine and the remote server, simply drag and drop files or folders between the local and remote directory panels.
You can also use the Upload and Download buttons in the toolbar to transfer files in either direction.
Monitor the transfer progress in the transfer queue window at the bottom of the WinSCP interface.

Step 6: Disconnect and Exit

Once you have finished transferring files, click on the Disconnect button to terminate the connection to the remote server.
Finally, you can exit WinSCP by clicking on the Exit button or closing the application window.

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Updated on: 22/05/2024

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