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You can use the PuTTY Key Generator to create a key pair on computers with Microsoft Windows as the operating system. This key pair consists of a Public Key and a Private Key. This is how you can create a key pair with the PuTTY Key Generator:
Start PuTTY Key Generator.
In the Parameters section, select the encryption method SSH-RSA 2.
Enter the desired encryption strength in the field Number of bits in a generated key.
Optional: Enter a comment in the Key comment field.
Optional: Enter a password in the Key passphrase field and repeat it.
Click on Generate.
To generate the necessary random factor, swipe the mouse point back and forth in the free section of the dialog box.
The key pair is created.
In the field Public key for pasting into OpenSSH authorized_keys file, mark the public key.
Copy the public key to the clipboard.
Open the editor and insert the public key.
Save the file on your computer.
To save the private key, click Save private key.
If the key pair is not password-protected, a security warning will be displayed.
Optional: Click Yes.
Select the file format .ppk and save the private key on your computer.