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Details of extension .bad

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bad file?
  • Which program can create the .bad file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bad format?
  • What can convert .bad files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bad extension?
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message .bad file icon

Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message

BAD file is a Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message. When an e-mail message cannot be delivered, Exchange generates a non-delivery report (NDR) delivery status notification message and then delivers this NDR message to the original message sender. If the NDR message cannot be successfully delivered, the NDR message is put in the Badmail folder. A .bad file is an actual message that is in native SMTP format. A .bad file is a text file.
Category: Data files
Application: Notepad
Program name: notepad.exe
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Outlook Express E-Mail
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Body
Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Bad Mail Pointer
Microsoft Outlook Express Junkmail Data
Brutus Application Definition .bad file icon

Brutus Application Definition

BAD file is a Brutus Application Definition. Brutus is a free, flexible password cracker software.
Category: Data files
Application: Brutus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Brutus Restore Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .bad filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gad (34), nad (1), abd (1), bxd (1), bda (1), bax (1), bav (1), bar (1), bac (1), vad (1), ad (1), had (1), fad (1), bwd (1), bd (1)

Can't open a .bad file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bad

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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