CIH file format description
Many people share .cih files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cih file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cih files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cih - CIH Virus Data
CIH file is a CIH Virus Data. CIH (Chernobyl or Spacefiller) is a Microsoft Windows 9x computer virus which first emerged in 1998.
- Malware files
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- CIH Virus Data related extensions:
.cih - Photron FASTCAM Camera Information Header
The CIH data files are related to Photron FASTCAM Viewer. CIH file is a Photron FASTCAM Camera Information Header. Photron is an international company that manufactures ultra high-speed digital cameras.
- Photron FASTCAM Viewer
- Data files
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- Photron FASTCAM Camera Information Header related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cih file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cih files. Be especially cautious with .cih files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cih 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 .cih file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ih, ch, vih, cuh, cit, cim, cib, chi, clh, cin, cig, ci
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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