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DTC File Extension

Microsoft Windows Application Log
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    Microsoft Corporation
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What is DTC file?

DTC is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft Windows Application Log files. Microsoft Windows Application Log format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with DTC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with DTC extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition is by far the most used program for working with DTC files. Software named Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DTC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DTC file extension

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

Programs that support DTC file

How to open file with DTC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DTC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with DTC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DTC files.

Step 1. Get the Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Install software to open DTC file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DTC files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DTC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition to the latest version

Update software that support file extension DTCIf you already have Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition installed on your systems and DTC 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 Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition cannot handle files with DTC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft Windows Application Log files with Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DTC files with latest version of Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with DTC file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DTC 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 Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DTC files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with DTC file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DTC extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 DTC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DTC file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check DTC file for viruses
1. The DTC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the DTC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DTC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the DTC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

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

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Microsoft Windows Application Log file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Windows Application Log files. It may be the case that the DTC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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