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

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Software that works with hiv file extension

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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.

The default software associated to hiv file type:

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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 HIV files:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to open the system files, there is usually no way to directly open or access system files as their functionality is only as part of the operating system.

Any attempts to edit system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

How to convert file with extension HIV:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the system files, there is usually no way to convert system files into any other file format.

Any attempts to rename system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hiv 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 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).

  • Others hiv file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hiv file - Windows NT Registry Hive

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 uses hiv 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.).

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