ASPROJ File Extension

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Microsoft Visual Studio Analysis Services Project
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What is ASPROJ file?

Full format name of files that use ASPROJ extension is Microsoft Visual Studio Analysis Services Project. Microsoft Corporation defined the Microsoft Visual Studio Analysis Services Project format standard. ASPROJ files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with ASPROJ extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 1015 various file formats. Users are advised to use Business Intelligence Development Studio software for managing ASPROJ files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Business Intelligence Development Studio software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about ASPROJ files or the Business Intelligence Development Studio software program.

Programs which support ASPROJ file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ASPROJ files. ASPROJ files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ASPROJ file

How to open file with ASPROJ extension?

Problems with accessing ASPROJ may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with ASPROJ extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Business Intelligence Development Studio

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ASPROJ files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Business Intelligence Development Studio or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Visual Studio. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ASPROJ files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Business Intelligence Development Studio website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Business Intelligence Development Studio and update if needed

If you already have Business Intelligence Development Studio installed on your systems and ASPROJ files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Business Intelligence Development Studio installed, it may not support ASPROJ format. The latest version of Business Intelligence Development Studio should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Business Intelligence Development Studio to ASPROJ files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the ASPROJ file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Business Intelligence Development Studio is installed, check the Always use this app to open ASPROJ files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ASPROJ extension, 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 ASPROJ extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the ASPROJ is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ASPROJ file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the ASPROJ file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the ASPROJ is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the ASPROJ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with ASPROJ extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic ASPROJ file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the ASPROJ file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Microsoft Visual Studio Analysis Services Project file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Business Intelligence Development Studio

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ASPROJ files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Microsoft Visual Studio Analysis Services Project files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ASPROJ files affecting older versions of given software.

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