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14.0.2 16.67%
14.0.0 83.33%

Open Text HostExplorer 14


Open Text HostExplorer 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. The software installer includes 64 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 93% of users of Open Text HostExplorer 14 come from the United States, it is also popular in 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{2611BD2E-F274-4FE0-B1BB-E982A117E14E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Open Text HostExplorer 14

  • ebasic.exe - Open Text Shared Components (HostExplorer Basic for Win32)
  • ebrun.exe - EBRun for Win32
  • hcabout.dll - About Dialog for Win32
  • hclbasic.dll - HCLBASIC for Win32
  • hclbxutl.dll - HCLBXUTL for Win32
  • hclctl.dll - HCLCTL for Win32
  • hcldlgs.dll - Connectivity Dialogs for Win32
  • hcli.dll - HCLI for Win32
  • hclicons.dll - Connectivity Icons Resource for Win32
  • hclidlg.exe - HostExplorer Basic Dialog Editor for Win32
  • hclwutil.dll - HCLWUTIL for Win32
  • hdfub.dll - Open Text Dynamic Feature UI Builder for Win32
  • hecypher.dll - HostExplorer Cypher Module for Win32
  • HumCon.dll - Open Text Management Console for Win32
  • humprdcm.dll - HUMPRDCM for Win32
  • Humpud.dll - Open Text Per-User Settings Engine for Win32
  • Humpufst.dll - Per-User Files and Settings Transfer Engine for Win32
  • HumSettings.exe - Open Text Per-User Settings Tool for Win32
  • humt14cm.dll - HUMTCM for Win32
  • LangChooser.exe - Language Chooser for Win32
  • ProfileSpaceBrowser.dll - Profile Space Browser for Win32
  • qseditor.exe - Quick Script Editor for Win32
  • qsplayer.dll - HostExplorer QSPlayer for Win32
  • ShlDirHe.exe - Folder Shell for Win32
  • CKStore.dll - Open Text Security (Open Text CKStore Module for Win32)
  • CKUtil.exe - Open Text CKUtil Module for Win32
  • HumAuthenticator.dll - Open Text Secure Shell Authenticator for Win32
  • HumCKMPlugins.dll - Certificates and Keys Manager Plugins for Win32
  • HumCSSCache.dll - Open Text Secure Shell Cache for Win32
  • HumCSSPlugins.dll - Open Text Secure Shell Plugins for Win32
  • humlibeay32.dll - Open Text Encryption Module 2 for Win32
  • humlibeay32f.dll - Open Text Encryption Module 2 (Certified) for Win32
  • humprdsp.dll - HUMPRDSP for Win32
  • HumSFTPPlugins.dll - HostExplorer SFTP Plugins for Win32
  • HumShSrv.exe - Open Text Secure Shell Server for Win32
  • humssleay32.dll - Open Text Encryption Module 1 for Win32
  • humssleay32f.dll - Open Text Encryption Module 1 (Certified) for Win32
  • humt14sp.dll - HUMTSP for Win32
  • HumTunnel.dll - Open Text Secure Shell Core SSH Services for Win32
  • HumUploadPK.dll - Open Text Key Upload Wizard for Win32
  • scp2.exe - Open Text SCP2 for Win32
  • ShlCSS.exe - Open Text Secure Shell Console for Win32
  • ssh2.exe - Open Text Secure Shell Command Line for Win32
  • SSHconfig.dll - Open Text Secure Shell Config for Win32
  • SSHFTPD.DLL - Open Text SSHFTP Module for Win32

How do I remove Open Text HostExplorer 14?

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Or, you can uninstall Open Text HostExplorer 14 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 Open Text HostExplorer 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 HostExplorer 14.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  France 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 20.00%
LENOVO 6458V93 20.00%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 980 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 20.00%


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