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MGSV File Extension

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Mod Archive Format

What is MGSV file?

MGSV is a file extension commonly associated with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Mod Archive Format files. Files with MGSV extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. MGSV file format, along with 1509 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is by far the most used program for working with MGSV files. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain software was developed by Konami Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about MGSV files or the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain software program.

Programs which support MGSV file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support MGSV files. Files with MGSV 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 MGSV file

Updated: 08/28/2020

How to open file with MGSV extension?

Being unable to open files with MGSV extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with MGSV extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Install software to open MGSV file Problems with opening and working with MGSV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MGSV files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to the latest version

Update software that support file extension MGSVIf the problems with opening MGSV files still occur even after installing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain cannot handle files with MGSV may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open MGSV files to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

After installing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MGSV files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with MGSV file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the MGSV file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open MGSV files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with MGSV file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MGSV file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with MGSV extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the MGSV for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MGSV file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check MGSV file for viruses
1. Check the MGSV file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MGSV 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. MGSV file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the MGSV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with MGSV extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Mod Archive Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Mod Archive Format file. It may be the case that the MGSV files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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