In this article i will tell you how to install the Windows XP’s HyperTerminal software client on Windows Vista or Windows 7. HyperTerminal is a Windows XP application that helps you to connect your computer to other Network devices for configure, perform regular maintenance operations. But Windows Vista or Windows 7 do not include this application by default. Other alternatives for HyperTerminal also available on free or paid basis.
You can extract Windows XP Hyper terminal files hypertrm.dll and hypertrm.exe from I386 directory in Windows XP CD and paste them any directory on the Windows 7 or Vista machine, no installation required.
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Alternatively, you can download Windows XP HyperTerminal files in zip format. Once you have the zip file, you need to extract the hypertrm.dll and hypertrm.exe files to any directory of your Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine.
You should keep the files hypertrm.dll and hypertrm.exe of Windows XP’s HyperTerminal in the same folder. Now you can launch the HyperTerminal client by double clicking on hypertrm.exe file. Now you have a fully working HyperTerminal client. This HyperTerminal client functions normally on your Windows Vista or a Windows 7 system as like Windows XP system. The best part about this method is that the HyperTerminal client you get this way is both free and it works.
HyperTerminal is no longer part of Windows. We have other alternatives like Putty, Private Edition and TeraTerm etc. I is covered in below post.
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