When you have the program on your PC,
you will see an icon similar to the one shown here.
Just double-click the putty.exe icon to start it up.
To connect to Hercules, make the settings shown here to the left. i.e. HostName: hercules.cs.uregina.ca, Protocol: SSH2
You can save this setting so you don't have to type it in each
time by entering hercules in the Saved Sessions box, and
clicking the Load button.
Click on Open to initiate the connection.
The first time you connect you will see a Securty message similar to the following: If you are confident that you have typed in the Hercules information correctly, click on the Yes button.
Enter your Hercules username and password when prompted to do so.