- download the puttycfg , unzip to C:\temp\something
- Find out where cygwin1.dll is installed cygcheck -sd >list.txt
- Open the list.txt ( it is quite big ) : notepad list.txt
- Copy all the files from C:\temp\something to the dir where the cygwin1.dll is located
- Start the putty.exe
- In the GUI , check that Session on the Left is selected , click on Cygterm option , for hostName type - , leave port number 22
- Click on open
- Run the clear command ... Now you have much better terminal ...