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Details of extension .vir

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vir file?
  • Which program can create the .vir file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vir format?
  • What can convert .vir files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vir extension?
Virus-Infected File .vir file icon

Virus-Infected File

VIR file is a Virus-Infected File. File infected with a computer virus that has been renamed by an antivirus software program, such as McAfee or Kaspersky Anti-Virus.
Category: Other files
Application: Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
vi1, vi2
Related extensions:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Verity Image Format File
Bethesda Softworks Video
Gens Plus! Movie Capture
VripPack Volumetric Data
Racelogic PerformanceBox Circuit Overlay
Visionary Image Group Data
Vidcom 64 Image
Crestron BPC-HPLIR IR File

The .vir filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cir (1), vr (1), vit (1), vif (1), vid (1), ivr (1), gir (1), dir (1), vri (1), vlr (1), vig (1), vie (1), vi (1), ir (1), fir (1)

Can't open a .vir file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vir

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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