Files with vir suffix are in most cases related to some anti-virus apps like Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Norton Antivirus etc. Typically stores infected data quarantined by antivirus.

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VIR file extension - Virus infected data

What is vir file? How to open vir files?

File type specification:

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File extension vir is or was in the past used by various anti-virus software, such as Norton Antivirus or Kaspersky Anti-Virus.

The vir file is usually renamed file infected by a virus and quarantined by renaming its original file extension to prevent programs to access them.

The default software associated to open vir file:

Kaspersky Anti-Virus icon

Kaspersky Lab logoKaspersky Anti-Virus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Anti-Virus is set of tools that protect computers against viruses, trojans, worms and other malicious software.

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How to convert:

You should not attempt to convert this file type, it is likely infected by some kind of virus or trojan.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vir file - Virus infected data

Click on the software link for more information about Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Kaspersky Anti-Virus uses vir 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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