MSBuild Exported Build
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LASTBUILDSTATE filename suffix is mostly used for MSBuild Exported Build files. Microsoft Corporation defined the MSBuild Exported Build format standard. LASTBUILDSTATE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with LASTBUILDSTATE extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4355 various file formats. Microsoft Visual Studio is by far the most used program for working with LASTBUILDSTATE files. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Visual Studio software, but also about LASTBUILDSTATE and other supported file formats.

Programs which support LASTBUILDSTATE file extension

Programs that can handle LASTBUILDSTATE files are as follows. Files with LASTBUILDSTATE 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 LASTBUILDSTATE file

How to open file with LASTBUILDSTATE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening LASTBUILDSTATE files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with LASTBUILDSTATE 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 LASTBUILDSTATE files.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening LASTBUILDSTATE files is that no program that can handle LASTBUILDSTATE files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Visual Studio. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. 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. Check the version of Microsoft Visual Studio and update if needed

You still cannot access LASTBUILDSTATE files although Microsoft Visual Studio is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Microsoft Visual Studio installed, it may not support LASTBUILDSTATE format. The latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open LASTBUILDSTATE files to Microsoft Visual Studio

After installing Microsoft Visual Studio (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open LASTBUILDSTATE files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the LASTBUILDSTATE with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Visual Studio installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open LASTBUILDSTATE files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the LASTBUILDSTATE file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with LASTBUILDSTATE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the LASTBUILDSTATE is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the LASTBUILDSTATE file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the LASTBUILDSTATE 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. LASTBUILDSTATE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the LASTBUILDSTATE file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 LASTBUILDSTATE 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the MSBuild Exported Build file again.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support LASTBUILDSTATE files. Close all running programs and try opening the LASTBUILDSTATE 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 MSBuild Exported Build files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle LASTBUILDSTATE files.

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