286 file extension - Microsoft Windows virtual device driver
What is 286 file? How to open 286 files?
File type specification:
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Device driver used by Microsoft Windows 3.X in standard mode.
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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 .286 file extension
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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 286 file - Microsoft Windows virtual device driver
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows 3.x. Microsoft Windows 3.x uses 286 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.).