Full format name of files that use IHC extension is Proficy Historian. Proficy Historian format was developed by General Electric Company. Files with IHC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IHC file format, along with 4328 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular software that supports IHC files is Proficy Historian. Software named Proficy Historian was created by General Electric Company. In order to find more detailed information on the software and IHC files, check the developer’s official website.
The following listing features IHC-compatible programs. Files with IHC 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.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening IHC files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Proficy Historian 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.
Problems with opening and working with IHC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IHC files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Proficy Historian developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IHC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Proficy Historian website and download the installer.
You still cannot access IHC files although Proficy Historian is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Proficy Historian installed, it may not support IHC format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Proficy Historian.
If you have the latest version of Proficy Historian installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IHC on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 IHC file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the IHC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the IHC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the IHC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 IHC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
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.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IHC extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Proficy Historian file. It may be the case that the IHC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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