Full format name of files that use MSIL extension is Microsoft Intermediate Language. MSIL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with MSIL extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 1180 various file formats. The most popular software that supports MSIL files is .NET Framework. .NET Framework software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about MSIL files or the .NET Framework software program.
The following listing features MSIL-compatible programs. Files with MSIL suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening MSIL files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Intermediate Language 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 MSIL files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install .NET Framework. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MSIL 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 .NET Framework website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening MSIL files still occur even after installing .NET Framework, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of .NET Framework is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why MSIL files are not compatible with .NET Framework. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using .NET Framework.
If you have the latest version of .NET Framework installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage MSIL on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the MSIL file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the MSIL is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the MSIL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the MSIL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic MSIL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with MSIL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft Intermediate Language file.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support MSIL files. Close all running programs and try opening the MSIL file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Microsoft Intermediate Language file. It may be the case that the MSIL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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