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HIV file format description

Many people share .hiv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hiv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hiv files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hiv - Windows Registry Hive

HIV file is a Windows Registry Hive. A registry hive is a group of keys, subkeys, and values in the registry that has a set of supporting files that contain backups of its data.

.hiv file format description:
HIV format
Microsoft Windows
Other files
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Windows Registry Hive related links:
Windows Registry Hive related extensions:
Microsoft Windows App Package Bundle
Microsoft Fax Image
Windows Bluetooth Transfer Options Data
Windows Binary Printer Description File
WCS Color Appearance Model Profile
WCS Device Model Profile

Naturally, other applications may also use the .hiv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hiv files. Be especially cautious with .hiv files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hiv 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.

The .hiv file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hi, miv, hv, hlv, hig, hid, hib, niv, iv, huv, hkv, hif, hic

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

MAME Highscore Data
H.263 Flash Video
HicEst Script
Microsoft Windows Mobile Hive
Sony Ericsson Bluetooth HID Configuration
OpenInventor 3D Data

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