ABY file format description
Many people share .aby files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aby file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aby files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.aby - AOL Desktop Address Book
The ABY data files are related to AOL Desktop. ABY file is an AOL Desktop Address Book. AOL Desktop is a suite powered by AOL that facilitates access to web browsing, emailing and IM conversations.
- AOL Desktop
- Data files
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- AOL Desktop Address Book related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .aby file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aby files. Be especially cautious with .aby files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .aby 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .aby file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ab, abt, abu, any, ay, bay, by, qby
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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