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Open Text Exceed 14


Open Text Exceed 14 is a program developed by Open Text. The most used version is 14.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 87 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 47% of users of Open Text Exceed 14 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.opentext.com/connectivity
Help link: www.opentext.com/connectivity/websupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hummingbird\Connectivity\14.00\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2DF770F4-E9A4-4D0B-A014-82E1A42C7B69}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Open Text Exceed 14

  • hcabout.dll - Open Text Shared Components (About Dialog for Win32)
  • hclctl.dll - HCLCTL for Win32
  • hcldlgs.dll - Connectivity Dialogs for Win32
  • hclicons.dll - Connectivity Icons Resource for Win32
  • hclmeter.dll - Connectivity Meter for Win32
  • hclmrul.dll - HCLMRUL for Win32
  • hclwutil.dll - HCLWUTIL for Win32
  • inetd32_admcpl.exe - InetD Configuration Launcher for Win32
  • bitmap.exe - Exceed XDK (Bitmap for Win32)
  • circles.exe - Circles for Win32
  • Editres.exe - Editres for Win32
  • hclice.dll - 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
  • glutMech.exe - glutMech - 3D Demo for Win32
  • glxinfo.exe - GLXInfo - 3D Demo 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
  • 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 - Exceed for Win32
  • ExceedImage16.dll - ExceedImage16 for Win32
  • ExceedImage256.dll - ExceedImage256 for Win32
  • hclbmps.dll - Connectivity Bitmaps for Win32
  • hclctl2.dll - UI Goodies and Toys for Win32
  • hclctl3.dll - HCLCTL3 for Win32
  • hcldib.dll - HCLDIB for Win32
  • hclfocus.dll - Pointer Focus DLL for Win32
  • hclintr.dll - Hclintr for Win32
  • hcllbx.dll - HCLLBX for Win32
  • hcllocal.dll - Local Interface for Exceed and Xstart for Win32
  • hcllpad.dll - DLL for Launch Pad for Win32
  • hclmacro.dll - HclMacro for Win32
  • hclrup.dll - HCLRUP for Win32
  • hclxcfg.dll - HCLXCFG Common DLL for Win32
  • hclxcfgl.dll - HCLXCFGL for Win32
  • hclxdmcp.dll - HCLXDMCP for Win32
  • hclxim.dll - Asian Input Helper for Win32
  • hclxisv.dll - X Input Extension Helper for Win32
  • hclxpmon.dll - Transport Monitor DLL for Win32
  • hclxport.dll - Transports DLL for Win32
  • hclxra.dll - X Web Remote Activation DLL for Win32
  • bootpdw.exe - 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
  • humt14in.dll - HUMTIN for Win32

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • inetd32.exe runs as a service named 'Open Text InetD' (HCLInetd) "Open Text Internet Superservice.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • exceed.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hummingbird\Connectivity\14.00\Exceed\exceed.exe'.

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  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 Open Text Exceed 14, 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 Open Text Exceed 14.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  France 13.33%
  Romania 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 61.54%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6530 16.67%
Samsung 530U3BI/530U4BI/5... 8.33%
Dell OptiPlex 780 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 8.33%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 8.33%


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