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.
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.
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.
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.
If 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opening MANAGED_MANIFEST files still occur even after installing Microsoft Silverlight, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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 The reason that Microsoft Silverlight cannot handle files with MANAGED_MANIFEST may be that the software is outdated.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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open MANAGED_MANIFEST files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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