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Details of extension .386

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .386 file?
  • Which program can create the .386 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .386 format?
  • What can convert .386 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .386 extension?
Windows 3.x Virtual Device Driver .386 file icon

Windows 3.x Virtual Device Driver

386 file is a Windows 3.x Virtual Device Driver. VxDs (Virtual xxx Driver) usually have the filename extension .386 under Windows 3.x and .vxd under Windows 95.
Category: Application files
Application: Microsoft Windows 3.1
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Windows Virtual Device Driver
Compressed VXD File

Other types of files may also use the .386 file extension. If you have helpful information about .386 extension, write to us!

The .386 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

36 (1), r86 (1), 38 (1), 86 (1)

Can't open a .386 file?

If you want to open a .386 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .386 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.386

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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