DIT file format description
Many people share .dit files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dit file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dit files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dit - Windows 2000 Active Directory Data Store
The DIT data files are related to Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. DIT file is a Windows 2000 Active Directory Data Store. The DIT (ntds.dit) file is the heart of Active Directory including user accounts. Active Directory's database engine is the Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) which is based on the Jet database used by Exchange 5.5 and WINS.
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
- Data files
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- Windows 2000 Active Directory Data Store related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dit file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dit files. Be especially cautious with .dit files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dit 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 .dit file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dif, wit, cit, rit, idt, eit, dti, dot, dkt, dir, xit, di, vit, it, fit
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- Garmin FIT Data
- Ribbons Dot Definition
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