$VM file extension - Windows 3.x Virtual Manager temporary file
What is $vm file? How to open $vm files?
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Old file extension. Used by old version of Microsoft Windows. Temporary file. Temporary files may be created by computer programs for a variety of purposes; principally when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks, when the program is working on data bigger than architecture's address space, or as a primitive form of inter-process communication.
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Windows 3.X is a popular operating system used in early 90s with graphical user interface and multitasking. The first version (3.0) was released in 1990 and last version (3.11 for Workgroups) in 1993. Windows 3.X is not independent operating system like Windows NT core based systems, but it need pre-installed MS-DOS system to run. It was the first version of Windows that uses virtual device drivers (VXD) and virtual memory features. In 1995 was replaced by Windows 95.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .$vm file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open $vm file, edit $vm file, convert $vm file, view $vm file, play $vm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with $vm file - Windows 3.x Virtual Manager temporary file
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows 3.x. Microsoft Windows 3.x uses $vm 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.).