The ~bt file extension is related to directory $Windows.~BT used by Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems. The $Windows.~BT file stores data for updating of Windows operating system.

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~BT file extension - Microsoft Windows update directory

What is ~bt file? How to open ~bt files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The ~bt file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems for desktop, tablets and smart phones developed by Microsoft.

The $Windows.~BT is directory that stores data for update purposes of Windows 8 and Windows 10.

The $Windows.~BT directory can be safely removed by these easy steps:

  1. Press Windows key + R
  2. Type: %windir%\system32\cleanmgr.exe
  3. Hit Enter on your keyboard

The default software associated to ~bt file type:

Microsoft Windows 10 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 10  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 10 is operating system for desktop, laptop and tablet computers. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu.

Windows 10 comes with great built-in apps like Edge, Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Music, Movies & TV. And these apps use OneDrive to back up your information and sync seamlessly across your Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft Windows 8 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 8  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 8 is the first member of the Windows operating systems designed with touchscreens in mind. Windows 8 features a brand new GUI called Metro. The system also now supports ARM platform. It is used on PC, mobiles and tablets. Newer version with many improvements and updates is Microsoft Windows 8.1

Help how to open ~BT 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 ~BT:

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 .~bt 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 ~bt file, edit ~bt file, convert ~bt file, view ~bt file, play ~bt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others ~bt file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ~bt file - Microsoft Windows update directory

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows 10. Microsoft Windows 10 uses ~bt 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ~bt file by default:
Microsoft Windows 10 small icon Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 8 small icon Microsoft Windows 8

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