I File Extension

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Visual Studio Intermediate Format

What is I file?

I filename suffix is mostly used for Visual Studio Intermediate Format files. Visual Studio Intermediate Format format was developed by Microsoft. I file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. I file format, along with 1013 other file formats, belongs to the Developer Files category. Users are advised to use Microsoft Visual Studio software for managing I files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Microsoft Visual Studio was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and I files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support I file extension

The following listing features I-compatible programs. Files with I 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 I file

How to open file with I extension?

Being unable to open files with I extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Visual Studio Intermediate Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio

Problems with opening and working with I files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with I files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Microsoft Visual Studio or one to the listed programs: C++ Builder. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support I files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Visual Studio installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio

You still cannot access I files although Microsoft Visual Studio 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. If you have an older version of Microsoft Visual Studio installed, it may not support I format. The latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Visual Studio Intermediate Format files with Microsoft Visual Studio

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the I file
  • 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 Microsoft Visual Studio is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open I files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the I file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with I extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

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

1. Verify that the I in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the I 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. If the I file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the I file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with I extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Visual Studio

If the systems has insufficient resources to open I files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 Visual Studio Intermediate Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with I files affecting older versions of given software.

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