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BIKEY File Extension

Bohemia Interactive Key
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What is BIKEY file?

Full format name of files that use BIKEY extension is Bohemia Interactive Key. Bohemia Interactive defined the Bohemia Interactive Key format standard. BIKEY file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BIKEY file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports BIKEY files is ArmA: Armed Assault. Software named ArmA: Armed Assault was created by Bohemia Interactive. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BIKEY files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BIKEY file extension

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

Programs that support BIKEY file

How to open file with BIKEY extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BIKEY files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with BIKEY 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 ArmA: Armed Assault software

Install software to open BIKEY file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BIKEY files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ArmA: Armed Assault and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading ArmA: Armed Assault installed is by going to developer’s website (Bohemia Interactive) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of ArmA: Armed Assault

Update software that support file extension BIKEYYou still cannot access BIKEY files although ArmA: Armed Assault is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that ArmA: Armed Assault cannot handle files with BIKEY may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of ArmA: Armed Assault is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign ArmA: Armed Assault to BIKEY files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate BIKEY files with latest version of ArmA: Armed Assault you have installed on your device. 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 BIKEY file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the BIKEY 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 ArmA: Armed Assault is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open BIKEY files and clicking OK.
Associate software with BIKEY file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BIKEY file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 BIKEY extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the BIKEY 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 BIKEY file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the BIKEY file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. BIKEY file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

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

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 Bohemia Interactive Key file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run ArmA: Armed Assault

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with BIKEY 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 Bohemia Interactive Key file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with BIKEY files affecting older versions of given software.

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