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HET File Extension

WinSQL HTML Export Template
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What is HET file?

HET filename suffix is mostly used for WinSQL HTML Export Template files. SYNAMETIRCS defined the WinSQL HTML Export Template format standard. HET file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. HET file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular software that supports HET files is WinSQL. WinSQL software was developed by SYNAMETIRCS, and on its official website you may find more information about HET files or the WinSQL software program.

Programs which support HET file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support HET files. Files with HET extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support HET file

Windows Windows

How to open file with HET extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening HET files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with HET 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. Download and install WinSQL

Install software to open HET file Problems with opening and working with HET files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with HET files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WinSQL. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading WinSQL installed is by going to developer’s website (SYNAMETIRCS) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of WinSQL

Update software that support file extension HETIf you already have WinSQL installed on your systems and HET 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 WinSQL cannot handle files with HET 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 WinSQL.

Step 3. Assign WinSQL to HET files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate HET files with latest version of WinSQL 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 HET file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the HET file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WinSQL is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open HET files and clicking OK.
Associate software with HET file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected HET file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select WinSQL and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with HET extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the HET file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the HET is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the HET file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. HET file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic HET 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. It could happen the the download process of file with HET 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the WinSQL HTML Export Template file again.

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

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with WinSQL HTML Export Template files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with HET files affecting older versions of given software.

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