ASA file format description
Many people share .asa files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .asa file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .asa files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.asa - ASP Global Script
The ASA development files are related to Microsoft IIS. ASA file is an ASP Global Script. Active Server Pages (ASP) is the server-side execution environment in Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 3.0 that enables you to run scripts on the server. ASA file (typically a Global.asa) that contains optional methods that run at the start or end of the ASP session or application lifetime.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .asa file extension. Even harmful programs can create .asa files. Be especially cautious with .asa files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .asa 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 .asa file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aa, aas, aca, aea, aqa, as, asq, asw, asx, asz, awa, axa, aza, sa, saa
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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