Full format name of files that use MHTM extension is Mime HTML (MHTML). MHTM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. MHTM file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. Users are advised to use Microsoft Internet Explorer software for managing MHTM files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Internet Explorer software, but also about MHTM and other supported file formats.
The following listing features MHTM-compatible programs. Files with MHTM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with MHTM extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Mime HTML (MHTML) files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with MHTM files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports MHTM files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Microsoft Internet Explorer or one of the recommended programs (for example, Mozilla Firefox, Opera browser) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Internet Explorer installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access MHTM files although Microsoft Internet Explorer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Microsoft Internet Explorer installed, it may not support MHTM 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 Microsoft Internet Explorer.
After installing Microsoft Internet Explorer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MHTM files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program 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 MHTM file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the MHTM is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the MHTM file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. MHTM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the MHTM 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. If the MHTM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Mime HTML (MHTML) file.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support MHTM files. Close all running programs and try opening the MHTM file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Mime HTML (MHTML) files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with MHTM files affecting older versions of given software.
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