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Exceed 2008


Exceed 2008 is a program developed by Open Text. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 109 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of Exceed 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hummingbird.com
Help link: support.hummingbird.com/customer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hummingbird\Connectivity\13.00\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D9B934D0-6A20-450E-9F69-F5595636C28E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Exceed 2008

  • hcabout.dll - Hummingbird Shared Components (About Dialog for Win32)
  • hclctl.dll - HCLCTL for Win32
  • hcldlgs.dll - Hummingbird Dialogs for Win32
  • hclicons.dll - Hummingbird Icons Resource for Win32
  • hclmeter.dll - Hummingbird Meter for Win32
  • hclmrul.dll - HCLMRUL for Win32
  • hclwutil.dll - HCLWUTIL for Win32
  • inetd32_admcpl.exe - Hummingbird InetD Configuration Launcher for Win32
  • CKUtil.exe - Hummingbird Security (Hummingbird Connectivity CKUtil Module for Win32)
  • bootpdw.exe - Hummingbird InetD (BootP Server for Win32)
  • ca_inetd.exe - Inetd Custom Action for Win32
  • fingerdw.exe - Finger Server for Win32
  • ftpdw.exe - FTP Server for Win32
  • humprdin.dll - HUMPRDIN for Win32
  • humt13in.dll - HUMTIN for Win32
  • inetd32.exe - Inet Daemon for Win32
  • lpdw.exe - LPD Server for Win32
  • telnetd.exe - Telnet Server for Win32
  • tftpdw.exe - Tftp Server for Win32
  • timedw.exe - Time Server for Win32
  • xauth.exe - X Authorization Program for Win32
  • xstartdw.exe - Xstart Server for Win32
  • CA_DIRSVCSC.exe - NFS Maestro (Directory Service MSI Sconfig Custom Actions for Win32)
  • chkey.exe - Change user's secure RPC key pair for Win32
  • dirsvcex.exe - Directory Services Explorer for Win32
  • humdscfg.exe - Hummingbird Directory Services Properties for Win32
  • keylogin.exe - Decrypt and store secret key with registry for Win32
  • ldappasswd.exe - Utilities for changing LDAP password for Win32
  • niscat.exe - Display NIS+ tables and objects for Win32
  • nisls.exe - List the contents of a NIS+ directory for Win32
  • nismatch.exe - Utilities for searching NIS+ tables for Win32
  • nispasswd.exe - Change NIS+ password information for Win32
  • ypcat.exe - Print NIS database values for Win32
  • ypmatch.exe - Print NIS map key values for Win32
  • yppasswd.exe - Change NIS login password for Win32
  • ypwhich.exe - Display map/host NIS server for Win32
  • hclice.dll - Exceed XDK (HCLIce for Win32)
  • hclshm.dll - HCLShm for Win32
  • hclsm.dll - HCLSm for Win32
  • hclxaw.dll - HCLXaw for Win32
  • hclxmu.dll - HCLXmu for Win32
  • hclxp.dll - HCLXp for Win32
  • atlantis.exe - Exceed 3D (Atlantis - 3D Demo for Win32)
  • ca_exceed3d.exe - Exceed 3D Custom Actions for Win32
  • hclaux.dll - HCLAUX for Win32
  • hclglu.dll - HCLGLU for Win32
  • hclglut.dll - HCLGLUT for Win32
  • hclglx.dll - HCLGLX for Win32
  • hclglxsv.dll - HCLGLXSV for Win32
  • hclnurbs.dll - HCLNURBS for Win32
  • appbar.dll - Exceed (AppBar DLL for Win32)
  • ca_exceed.exe - Exceed Custom Actions for Win32
  • CA_ExceedShmx.exe - Exceed Local X Shared Memory Custom action for Win32
  • dispstor.dll - Display Number Manager for Win32
  • dispsts.dll - Exceed Display Number Finder for TSE/Citrix for Win32
  • ecm.exe - Exceed Connection Manager for Win32
  • ECMIni.dll - ECMIni for Win32
  • exceed.exe - X Server for Win32
  • ExceedImage16.dll - ExceedImage16 for Win32
  • ExceedImage256.dll - ExceedImage256 for Win32
  • hclbmps.dll - Hummingbird Bitmaps for Win32

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • inetd32.exe runs as a service named 'Hummingbird InetD' (HCLInetd) "The Hummingbird Internet Superservice. A service that monitors ports on behalf of the Hummingbird daemons.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • exceed.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hummingbird\Connectivity\13.00\Exceed\exceed.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Exceed 2008 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 Exceed 2008, 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 Exceed 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.00%
  Indonesia 20.00%
  France 12.00%
  Austria 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Iran 4.00%
  Latvia 4.00%
  RS 4.00%
  Thailand 4.00%
  Taiwan 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.84%
Hewlett-Packard 36.84%
Intel 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 11.11%
Viglen DQ45CB 5.56%
MSI MS-7681 5.56%
LENOVO 20079 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.56%
HP EliteBook 8530w 5.56%


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