In the interest of convienience, creating a local mount for your files can make file manipulation much easier.
The fastest way to get started is to use winSCP (http://winscp.net/eng/download.php). Files are easily transferred between SCP windows, and can be edited and saved as if they were local.
Alternatively, one can use win-sshfs
During the win-sshfs install, the following should be displayed:
Configure the ssh information:
Once entered, click on mount, and browse the folders as if they were local disks: