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BC! File Extension

BitComet Incomplete Format
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    BitComet
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What is BC! file?

Files with the BC! extension belong to the category of temporary files.

What do BC! files contain?

The content of files with the BC! extension are resources whose downloading via the BitTorrent network has not yet been completed. Many BitComet client users utilize this format. Files with the BC! extension store incomplete information of the target resources. For this reason, BC! files usually cannot be properly opened, especially in the initial period of downloading.

What are BC! files used for?

Files with the BC! extension are automatically generated after the downloading process starts in a client that supports this kind of solution. The user can stop the downloading at any time, and information about its progress will be saved in the BC! file. This makes it possible to resume the interrupted process at a later time. Creating a BC! file usually involves reserving space on the computer's hard drive that will be occupied by the target file. This way, the software secures resources in case of filling the disk space by other applications.

Programs which support BC! file extension

Programs that can handle BC! files are as follows. BC! files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support BC! file

Updated: 04/22/2024

How to open file with BC! extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BC! files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with BC! 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. Install BitComet software

Install software to open BC! file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BC! files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select BitComet or one of the recommended programs (for example, BitLord) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BC! 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 BitComet website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of BitComet

Update software that support file extension BC!If you already have BitComet installed on your systems and BC! 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. The reason that BitComet cannot handle files with BC! may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using BitComet.

Step 3. Associate BitComet Incomplete Format files with BitComet

After installing BitComet (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BC! files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with BC! file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the BC! file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the BitComet installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BC! files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BC! file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BC! file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with BC! extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the BC! file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BC! file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check BC! file for viruses
1. Verify that the BC! in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the BC! is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. BC! file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the BC! file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic BC! file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the BC! file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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 BitComet

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with BC! extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with BitComet Incomplete Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with BC! files affecting older versions of given software.

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