A hct file suffix is related to the LiveUpdate software. A hct file contains data.

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HCT file extension - Symantec LiveUpdate data

What is hct file? How to open hct files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The hct file extension is associated with the Symantec LiveUpdate, a software distributed with Norton and Symantec applications, which offers users to update these products.

The hct file stores data used by LiveUpdate.

The default software associated to open hct file:

Norton Antivirus icon

Symantec Corporation logoNorton Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Norton Antivirus is antivirus utility used to protect computer against malware attacks. It is able to protect computer against viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware and other rootkits.

Norton Internet Security icon

Symantec Corporation logoNorton Internet Security  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Norton Internet Security is virus protection suite for Microsoft Windows. It protects PC against viruses, trojan horses, spam, worms and other potential malware.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hct file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hct file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hct file, edit hct file, convert hct file, view hct file, play hct file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hct file - Symantec LiveUpdate data

Click on the software link for more information about Norton Antivirus. Norton Antivirus uses hct file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with hct file by default:
Norton Antivirus small icon Norton Antivirus
Norton Internet Security small icon Norton Internet Security

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