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Details of extension .bek

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bek file?
  • Which program can create the .bek file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bek format?
  • What can convert .bek files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bek extension?
BitLocker Encryption Key .bek file icon

BitLocker Encryption Key

The BEK file is a BitLocker Encryption Key. BitLocker Drive Encryption is a full disk encryption feature included with the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Microsoft's Windows Vista, Windows 7, and with Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 desktop operating systems, as well as the server platforms, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. It is designed to protect data by providing encryption for entire volumes.
Category: Data files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
BitLocker Full Volume Encryption File
Shanda Bambook BEK eBook .bek file icon

Shanda Bambook BEK eBook

The BEK file is a Shanda Bambook BEK eBook. Shanda Bambook is an e-Book Reader made by Shanda for the US market.
Detailed description not available
Category: Ebook files
Application: Calibre
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document
TCR E-book
TK3 E-Book
Amazon Kindle eBook
Open eBook Document
Adobe Reader Electronic Book Exchange File
Shanda Bambook eBook
Archos Reader Ebook
Amazon Kindle Format 8 Ebook

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

OS/2 Floppy Disk Image
SEZ Online Bill of Entry Document
HPXView Binary Event Log Archive
Babel Enterprise Module
Adobe FrameMaker Book Document
BackupEarth Compressed Data
Brooktrout 301 Fax Image
Nero SecurDisc Private Key
eBook Pro eBook

The .bek filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fek (1), bsk (1), bke (1), bem (1), be (1), gek (1), ebk (1), brk (1), bk (1), bel (1), bdk (1)

Can't open a .bek file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bek

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