BDCR File Extension

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Microsoft Visual Studio BDC Resource
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What is BDCR file?

BDCR is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft Visual Studio BDC Resource files. Microsoft Visual Studio BDC Resource format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with BDCR extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. BDCR file format, along with 4224 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Microsoft Visual Studio is by far the most used program for working with BDCR files. Microsoft Visual Studio software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about BDCR files or the Microsoft Visual Studio software program.

Programs which support BDCR file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BDCR files. Files with BDCR extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support BDCR file

How to open file with BDCR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BDCR files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with BDCR 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 Microsoft Visual Studio software

Problems with opening and working with BDCR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with BDCR files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Visual Studio. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Microsoft Visual Studio installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio

You still cannot access BDCR files although Microsoft Visual Studio is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 Microsoft Visual Studio installed, it may not support BDCR format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Microsoft Visual Studio.

Step 3. Assign Microsoft Visual Studio to BDCR files

After installing Microsoft Visual Studio (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BDCR files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with BDCR extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with BDCR extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the BDCR is not faulty

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

1. The BDCR may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the BDCR 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. If the scanner detected that the BDCR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the BDCR file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic BDCR 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 BDCR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft Visual Studio BDC Resource file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Visual Studio

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

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 Microsoft Visual Studio BDC Resource file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with BDCR files affecting older versions of given software.

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