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BEN File Extension

SiSoftware Sandra
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    SiSoftware
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    4.3 (3 votes)

What is BEN file?

BEN is a file extension commonly associated with SiSoftware Sandra files. SiSoftware Sandra format was developed by SiSoftware. BEN file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BEN file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports BEN files is SiSoftware Sandra. Software named SiSoftware Sandra was created by SiSoftware. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BEN files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BEN file extension

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

Programs that support BEN file

How to open file with BEN extension?

Being unable to open files with BEN extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with BEN 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 SiSoftware Sandra

Install software to open BEN file Problems with opening and working with BEN files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with BEN files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install SiSoftware Sandra. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit SiSoftware Sandra website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of SiSoftware Sandra and update if needed

Update software that support file extension BENIf the problems with opening BEN files still occur even after installing SiSoftware Sandra, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of SiSoftware Sandra is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that SiSoftware Sandra cannot handle files with BEN may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of SiSoftware Sandra should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SiSoftware Sandra files with SiSoftware Sandra

After installing SiSoftware Sandra (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BEN files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with BEN file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the BEN file
  • 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 SiSoftware Sandra installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BEN files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BEN file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BEN 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with BEN extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the BEN for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BEN file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check BEN file for viruses
1. Check the BEN file for viruses or malware

If the BEN is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the BEN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. BEN 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 BEN 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. It could happen the the download process of file with BEN extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SiSoftware Sandra file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run SiSoftware Sandra

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SiSoftware Sandra 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 BEN files affecting older versions of given software.

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