plink without any parameters is not displaying version and help information

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I'm trying to assist a user who is having problems with plink on
Vista.  Plink wasn't recognizing the user@host string that was being
passed to it and instead responded with a "login as:" prompt.

Here's what I tried to do:
- Tried plink me@host since I know I can login to host.  Get same
"login as:" prompt.
- We were running PuTTY 0.58.  Installed version 0.60.  Get same
- Tried running 'plink' with no parameters to get version and help
information.  Get same prompt.
- Downloaded latest development plink.exe.  Get same prompt.

It seems that there is a configuration value,Environment variable or
something in cache that is causing a problem.  No other users are
experiencing this problem so it seems local to this one user.

Anyone seen this before?  Any ideas what I should look for?


Jeff Schnitter

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