Files with rra extension can be usually found as temporary files generated by Windows Installer installation and configuration service.

There is one other file type using
the RRA file extension!

rra file icon.rra - vRigger rigging file

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RRA file extension - Windows Installer temporary file

What is rra file? How to open rra files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The rra file extension is associated with Windows Installer temporary files. Some of files such as DLLs and EXEs, which may be in use ("locked") at install time, or during an update.

When a file is locked but the installer wants to overwrite it, the new file is written to a rra file, and Windows is notified to rename the rra named file on next reboot to where it should have been installed.

The default software associated to rra file type:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Help how to open RRA files:

You cannot open this particular file type manually, it is generated and accessed manually by the installation process.

How to convert file with extension RRA:

These files are not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rra file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open rra file, edit rra file, convert rra file, view rra file, play rra file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others rra file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rra file - Windows Installer temporary file

Click on the software link for more information about Windows Installer. Windows Installer uses rra file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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