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HIV file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .hiv file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .hiv file?
  • What program do I need to open a .hiv file?
  • How can the .hiv file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .hiv files to another format?

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

✅ Windows Registry Hive

HIV file is a Windows Registry Hive. A registry hive is a group of keys, subkeys, and values in the registry that has a set of supporting files that contain backups of its data.
Category: Other files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HIV aliases:
HIV related links:
HIV related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .hiv file extension.

🚫 The .hiv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

biv, hi, hic, hid, hif, hkv, hlv, huv, hv, hvi, iv, miv, niv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
Quicken Online Data
HicEst Script
M3601A HVI Data
MAME Highscore Data
OpenInventor 3D Data
Eyesight IP Camera Video
Haskell Interface
MapImagery Vendor Profile

🔴 Can't open a .hiv file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .hiv file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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