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EBF File Extension

Pocket PC WindowsCE Form
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
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  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is EBF file?

Full format name of files that use EBF extension is Pocket PC WindowsCE Form. Pocket PC WindowsCE Form specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. Files with EBF extension may be used by programs distributed for platform. EBF file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. Windows Mobile is by far the most used program for working with EBF files. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWindows Mobile software, but also about EBF and other supported file formats.

Programs which support EBF file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EBF files. Files with EBF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support EBF file

How to open file with EBF extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EBF files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with EBF 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. Get the Windows Mobile

Install software to open EBF file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EBF files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Windows Mobile developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Windows Mobile website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Windows Mobile and update if needed

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 Windows Mobile cannot handle files with EBF may be that the software is outdated.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

Step 3. Assign Windows Mobile to EBF files

If you have the latest version of Windows Mobile installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EBF on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with EBF 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 EBF file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Windows Mobile is installed, check the Always use this app to open EBF files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with EBF file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EBF extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Windows Mobile and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with EBF extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the EBF for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EBF file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EBF file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the EBF file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. EBF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with EBF extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic EBF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with EBF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 Pocket PC WindowsCE Form file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Windows Mobile

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EBF extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Pocket PC WindowsCE Form file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EBF files.

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