A hv file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system. A hv file is used to store registry data.

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HV file extension - Microsoft Windows Mobile hive file

What is hv file? How to open hv files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

hv file icon: hv filetype icon

hv file extension is associated with Microsoft Windows Mobile an operating system for mobile devices, like smart phones.

A hv file stores registry data inside files, or hives, which can be kept on any file system.

Files example:

Boot.hv
System.hv
User.hv

This hv 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 hv file type:

Windows Mobile icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Mobile  Windows Mobile/CE software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Mobile is operating system based on Microsoft Windows CE kernel and is intended for smart phones, Pocket PCs, GPS navigation devices etc.

Windows Mobile was introduced in 2000 and in 2010 was replaced by Windows Phone 7 operating system. The basic applications installed in WM are Internet Explorer Mobile, Microsoft Office Mobile, Windows Media Player for WM etc.

Windows Mobile is able to sharing Internet to other computers or mobile devices and supports multitasking. Other applications are available in Windows Marketplace for Mobile or downloadable on the Internet. They are three editions of Windows Mobile: Professional, Standard, Classic.

It was replaced by Windows Phone platform.

Help how to open HV 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 HV:

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.

Related links:

Windows Hive-based registry information

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

  • Others hv file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hv file - Microsoft Windows Mobile hive file

Click on the software link for more information about Windows Mobile. Windows Mobile uses hv 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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