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BTST File Extension

Norton SystemWorks Info
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    Symantec Corporation
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What is BTST file?

BTST is a file extension commonly associated with Norton SystemWorks Info files. Norton SystemWorks Info specification was created by Symantec Corporation. Files with BTST extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. BTST file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Norton SystemWorks is by far the most used program for working with BTST files. Software named Norton SystemWorks was created by Symantec Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BTST files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BTST file extension

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

Programs that support BTST file

How to open file with BTST extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BTST files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with BTST files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Norton SystemWorks

Install software to open BTST file Problems with opening and working with BTST files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with BTST files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Norton SystemWorks. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Norton SystemWorks installed is by going to developer’s website (Symantec Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Norton SystemWorks and update if needed

Update software that support file extension BTSTIf you already have Norton SystemWorks installed on your systems and BTST files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Norton SystemWorks cannot handle files with BTST 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 Norton SystemWorks.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BTST files to Norton SystemWorks

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

Associate software with BTST file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the BTST 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 Norton SystemWorks installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BTST files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BTST file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the BTST file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the BTST file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the BTST file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic BTST 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. When downloading the file with BTST extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Norton SystemWorks Info file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Norton SystemWorks

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Norton SystemWorks Info file. It may be the case that the BTST files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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