Files with evm suffix can be found as one of the configuration files from Windows Vista operating system.

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EVM file extension - Windows session configuration file

What is evm file? How to open evm files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

evm file icon: evm filetype icon

The evm file extension is related to Microsoft Windows operating system and used for session configuration files from Service Control Manager (SCM).

The maximum file size, which is ordinarily 50MB, can be set from an environment variable, named SCMLogSize. This variable’s value is a decimal number of MB. Everything else about the log file is hard-coded.

A .evm log file is operated in circular mode, but SERVICES itself manages log files for previous sessions. Each time that SERVICES starts, it renames the existing SCM.EVM file to a backup.

There can be as many as five such backups, with names from SCM.EVM.1 to SCM.EVM.5 inclusive. Thus, whether you knew it or not, whether you wanted it or not, your switched-off computer typically has a very detailed record of what SERVICES executed in each of the previous five times that you started Windows.

The default software associated to evm file type:

Microsoft Windows Vista icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Vista  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Vista is operating system for desktop computers, laptops, tablet computers and media centers. Windows Vista was released in 2007 as a successor of Microsoft Windows XP. Windows Vista was distributed in six editions: Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate. Windows Vista contains many new features, such as new GUI called Aero, multimedia tools, redesigned settings sub-systems, security improvements etc. In 2009 was Windows Vista replaced by new Windows 7.

Help how to open EVM files:

Used by Service Control Manager. Most likely cannot be accessed by the user manually.

How to convert file with extension EVM:

You cannot convert .evm files to anything else, the file type is not suited for conversion of any kind.

List of software applications associated to the .evm 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 evm file, edit evm file, convert evm file, view evm file, play evm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the evm files.

  • Settings evm file
  • Others evm file

Settings file type for software that use evm file - Windows session configuration file

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows Vista for settings evm file action.

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