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Should I remove HexChat x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,894
United States Rank #9,273
Reach 0.0317%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 50.18 days
466.95 days >
Average installed length: 245.35 days


2.9.6 53.83%
2.9.5 28.38%
2.9.4 13.96%
2.9.3 0.45%
2.9.2 0.68%
2.9.1 2.03%
2.9.0 0.68%

Other programs by HexChat

HexChat x64


HexChat x64 is a software program developed by HexChat. The most common release is 2.9.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named hexchat.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 46.5 MB (48,763,913 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of HexChat x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hexchat.org
Help link: github.com/hexchat/hexchat/issues
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HexChat\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HexChat\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 46.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HexChat x64

Program executable:hexchat.exe
HexChat IRC Client
Path:C:\Program Files\hexchat\hexchat.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libenchant.dll (by none) - libenchant
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • pangocairo-1.0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoCairo
  • pangowin32-1.0.dll
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll - PangoFT2
  • pangoft2-1.0.dll
  • thememan.exe - thememan (HexChat Theme Manager)
  • zlib1.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression and ZIP file I/O library)
  • libpng16.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll - Pango
  • pango-1.0.dll
  • gdk_pixbuf-2.0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • gdk-win32-2.0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • gio-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • glib-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • gmodule-2.0.dll - GModule
  • gobject-2.0.dll - GObject
  • gthread-2.0.dll - GThread
  • gtk-win32-2.0.dll
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • atk-1.0.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - atk
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll (by Sun Microsystems)
  • cairo.dll
  • fontconfig.dll
  • harfbuzz.dll
  • hexchat-text.exe
  • iconv.dll
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libfreetype-6.dll
  • libintl.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpng14-14.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • lua51.dll
  • pixman-1.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • hexchat.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HexChat' and executes as "C:\Program Files\HexChat\hexchat.exe".

How do I remove HexChat x64?

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Or, you can uninstall HexChat x64 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HexChat (x64), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove HexChat x64.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.07%
Windows 8 27.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.83%
Windows 7 Professional 12.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.58%
Windows 8.1 7.67%
Windows 8 3.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.04%
  France 6.57%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Canada 4.50%
  Germany 2.44%
  Australia 2.25%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Finland 1.88%
  Norway 1.31%
  Belgium 1.13%
  India 1.13%
  Italy 1.13%
  Sweden 0.94%
  DK 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.17%
ASUS 18.91%
Dell 15.55%
Acer 10.92%
Toshiba 5.88%
Samsung 5.46%
Lenovo 3.78%
Alienware 2.94%
MSI 1.68%
Apple 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.38%
MSI MS-7752 3.38%
ASUS All Series 3.38%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.70%
MSI MS-7693 2.70%


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