Removing netcat from Cygwin

Stephen John Smoogen
Tue Feb 16 17:29:53 GMT 2021

On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 at 12:22, Rodney Kissee via Cygwin <>

> My company identifies netcat as a hacking tool and is requiring it to be
> removed from our version of Cygwin.  How can it be removed or can Cygwin be
> downloaded without netcat included?
Run setup,
Click 'view Full'
scroll down to nc
move Keep to Uninstall

click Next, click Next

> Rodney Kissee
> Application Architect
> Information Technology
> Health Care Service Corp.
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