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MANAGED_MANIFEST File Extension

Silverlight Manifest
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What is MANAGED_MANIFEST file?

MANAGED_MANIFEST is a file extension commonly associated with Silverlight Manifest files. Microsoft Corporation defined the Silverlight Manifest format standard. Files with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. MANAGED_MANIFEST file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5928 other filename extensions listed in our database. Microsoft Silverlight is by far the most used program for working with MANAGED_MANIFEST files. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Silverlight software, but also about MANAGED_MANIFEST and other supported file formats.

Programs which support MANAGED_MANIFEST file extension

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

How to open file with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension?

Being unable to open files with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with MANAGED_MANIFEST files.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Silverlight

Install software to open MANAGED_MANIFEST file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports MANAGED_MANIFEST files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Silverlight 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. If you want to download Microsoft Silverlight installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Silverlight

Update software that support file extension MANAGED_MANIFESTIf the problems with opening MANAGED_MANIFEST files still occur even after installing Microsoft Silverlight, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Silverlight is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Microsoft Silverlight cannot handle files with MANAGED_MANIFEST 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 Microsoft Silverlight.

Step 3. Associate Silverlight Manifest files with Microsoft Silverlight

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate MANAGED_MANIFEST files with latest version of Microsoft Silverlight you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with MANAGED_MANIFEST file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the MANAGED_MANIFEST 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
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Silverlight is installed, check the Always use this app to open MANAGED_MANIFEST files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with MANAGED_MANIFEST file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Microsoft Silverlight and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with MANAGED_MANIFEST extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the MANAGED_MANIFEST for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MANAGED_MANIFEST file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check MANAGED_MANIFEST file for viruses
1. Verify that the MANAGED_MANIFEST in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the MANAGED_MANIFEST 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 MANAGED_MANIFEST file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic MANAGED_MANIFEST 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. When downloading the file with MANAGED_MANIFEST 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative 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 Silverlight

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Silverlight Manifest file. It may be the case that the MANAGED_MANIFEST files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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