SYS file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .sys file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .sys file?
- What program do I need to open a .sys file?
- How can the .sys file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .sys files to another format?
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4 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database
✅ Windows System Configuration
SYS is a Windows System Configuration file on Windows (msdos.sys).
✅ System File
The SYS file is a general system file.
✅ MS-DOS System File
The SYS file is an MS-DOS System file (msdos.sys, io.sys). IO.SYS contains the default MS-DOS device drivers and the DOS initialization program. MSDOS.SYS is run after IO.SYS and contains the core operating system code for DOS (the DOS kernel).
✅ Microsoft SQL Server Data Replication System Table Data
The SYS file is a Microsoft SQL Server Data Replication System Table Data. Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database produced by Microsoft.
✅ General Swap File
The SWP file is a General Swap File. Windows Swap file is a disk file used by Windows for its virtual memory. A virtual memory system temporarily stores segments of the application on disk when there is not enough memory to hold all the programs called for.
Other types of files may also use the .sys file extension.
🔄 .sys converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .sys files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .sys file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .sys file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .sys 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 .sys 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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