MHTML filename suffix is mostly used for MIME HTML Format files. MHTML files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. MHTML file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. Microsoft Internet Explorer supports MHTML files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 8 other tools may also be used. Software named Microsoft Internet Explorer was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and MHTML files, check the developer’s official website.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open MHTML files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with MHTML 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.
Problems with accessing MHTML may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to MIME HTML Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports MHTML files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Microsoft Internet Explorer or one of the recommended programs (for example, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Word) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MHTML files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft Internet Explorer website and download the installer.
You still cannot access MHTML files although Microsoft Internet Explorer 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 Internet Explorer installed, it may not support MHTML format. The most recent version of Microsoft Internet Explorer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Microsoft Internet Explorer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MHTML files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MHTML file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MHTML file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the MHTML file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. MHTML file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the MHTML 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. When downloading the file with MHTML 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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the MIME HTML Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open MHTML 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 MIME HTML Format file. It may be the case that the MHTML files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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