HCO file format description

Many people share .hco files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hco file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hco files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hco - IBM HATS Connection Data

The HCO data files are related to IBM HATS. The HCO file is an IBM HATS Connection Data. IBM Host Access Transformation Services (HATS) extends mission critical terminal applications to the web, mobile, portal, rich client, or as standard SOAP or RESTful web services without touching the existing application.

Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .hco file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hco files. Be especially cautious with .hco files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hco file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .hco file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bco, cho, co, gco, hc, hci, hck, hcl, hcp, hdo, hfo, ho, hoc, jco, mco

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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