Hilgraeve began providing "private releases" of HyperTerminal for free personal use shortly after Microsoft released Windows 95, to meet end-user needs and to raise general awareness of HyperACCESS, the complete product from which HyperTerminal is derived. Windows Vista and Windows 7 support enabled.
- Defining the key for macro commands, saving pressed keys or setting up for a central system that requires special keys or command sequences;
- Setting passwords, user IDs and host commands with one key;
- selecting the size and color of the terminal screen to use the host system features that allow changing the displayed rows and rows;
- Setting the program to automatically log out after logging out;
- use of direct printing, allowing the host system to print directly to the user's printer;
- to restore the system after the Zmodem crash;
- TCP/IP protocol support for access to telnet nodes on the Internet;
- Automatic redial when the phone line is busy;
- Multiple simultaneous telnet sessions;
- Set HTPE as the default telnet client;
- terminal emulators:
o ANSIW o Minitel;
o VT100, VT100J, VT52, VT220 and VT320.
- HTPE 7.0 is compatible with:
o Windows 2000;
o Windows XP;
o Windows Vista;
o Windows 7.
- HyperTerminal Private Edition 6.4 is still available for users running Windows 95, 98, or ME.