A hiv file extension is related to the Windows NT Registry Hive format.

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Software that open hiv file

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HIV file extension - Windows NT registry hive

What is hiv file? How to open hiv files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

hiv file icon: hiv filetype icon

The hiv file extension is associated with the Windows NT Registry Hive.

This is the on-disk format for the Windows registry (hive). You should not attempt to edit this file directly while running Windows. Serious damage to your installation could be done.

This hiv file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: October 1, 2018

The default software associated to open hiv file:

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows NT 4.0  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 is popular business oriented operating system released in 1996. It is full 32-bit operating system based on NT core. Windows NT is designed to work on multi-processor computers. The graphical environment is similar to Microsoft Windows 95. Windows NT 4.0 were distributed in two editions: for workstations and servers. In 2000 Windows NT was replaced by the Microsoft Windows 2000.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hiv file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .hiv 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 hiv file, edit hiv file, convert hiv file, view hiv file, play hiv 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 hiv files.

Programs that can create hiv file - Windows NT registry hive

Programs supporting the exension hiv on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 for create hiv file action.

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