ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS File Extension

ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file icon
Windows 8 Account Picture Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.2 (5 votes)

What is ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file?

ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS is a file extension commonly associated with Windows 8 Account Picture Format files. Windows 8 Account Picture Format format was developed by Microsoft. Files with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 352 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files is Microsoft Windows, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Microsoft Windows software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files or the Microsoft Windows software program.

Programs which support ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file extension

The following listing features ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS-compatible programs. ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file

How to open file with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS extension?

Being unable to open files with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files.

Step 1. Get the Microsoft Windows

Problems with opening and working with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Microsoft Windows or one of the recommended programs (for example, Microsoft Windows 8) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Windows installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Windows

If the problems with opening ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files still occur even after installing Microsoft Windows, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Windows is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Microsoft Windows cannot handle files with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Microsoft Windows is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files to Microsoft Windows

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Windows installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft Windows is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file for viruses or malware

If the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Windows

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files. Close all running programs and try opening the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Windows 8 Account Picture Format file. It may be the case that the ACCOUNTPICTURE-MS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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