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SHY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.shy - ShyFile Encrypted File

The SHY other files are related to Dr. Bootz ShyFile. SHY file is a ShyFile Encrypted File. ShyFile is a security program that can encrypt files using a 6144-bit coding. The Dr. Bootz ShyFile seems to be no longer supported.

Dr. Bootz ShyFile
Other files
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ShyFile Encrypted File related extensions:
P2K Tools Batch
Bojanov Encryptor File
WinAMP Component Plugin
Index File
HyperRESEARCH Plugin
DVD Information Backup

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

Can't open a .shy 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 .shy file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

chy, syh, sty, shu, shg, sgy, sy, sny, shh, sh

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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LaTeX Style Definition
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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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