BRU file format description
Many people share .bru files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bru file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bru files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bru - Brutus Restore Data
BRU file is a Brutus Restore Data. Brutus is a free, flexible password cracker software. BRU file hold a saved session and can be loaded into Brutus to facilitate resuming previous attack sessions.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bru file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bru files. Be especially cautious with .bru files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bru 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 .bru file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
br, ru, hru, bu, brh, nru, bur, bri
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- Pegasus Mail BU File
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