File Extension HTA

.HTA File

File extension: HTA
File type: Thumbnail Archive


Notes about the HTA file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The HTA file type is primarily associated with 'Hemera' by Hemera Technologies Inc.. Digital image provider.

Detailed information for file extension HTA:


Primary association: Hemera
Company: Hemera Technologies Inc.
Mime type: application/hta
Program ID: HemeraThumbnail.Archive

Other applications associated with file type HTA:

  • Hypertext ApplicationRun applications from HTML documents. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension. The Mime types used with this association are: application/hta.
  • Tonline BSW4 File



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .HTA

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: htafile, FileType: HTML Application, AppName: Microsoft (R) HTML Application host
EXEFile: mshta.exe

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AnalogX\Script Defender\sdefend.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\mshta.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: D:\WINDA\System32\mshta.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: htfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows NT\HYPERTRM.EXE %1

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%2\System32\mshta.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SYSTEM32\mshta.exe %1

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: D:\WINXP\System32\mshta.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: pnphtafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\A Tech Group\Professional Notepad\notepad.exe %1

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: C:\WINXP\System32\mshta.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: HTAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Script Sentry\ScriptSentry.exe %1 %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%.1\System32\mshta.exe %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\mshta.exe %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%1\system32\mshta.exe %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%C\system32\mshta.exe %*

ProgramID: htafile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%.0\SysWOW64\mshta.exe %*


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