Files with evm file extension can be found as one of the configuration files from Microsoft Windows operating system.

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EVM file extension - Microsoft Windows session configuration

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.

The 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.

Updated: April 23, 2018

The default software associated to open evm file:

Microsoft Windows icon

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Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

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

How to convert:

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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).

Hint:
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 evm files.

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

Programs supporting the exension evm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings evm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with evm file by default:
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Other suggested software:
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