Visual Studio Resource Configuration
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RESOURCECONFIG is a file extension commonly associated with Visual Studio Resource Configuration files. Microsoft Corporation defined the Visual Studio Resource Configuration format standard. RESOURCECONFIG file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. RESOURCECONFIG file format, along with 1182 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. The most popular software that supports RESOURCECONFIG files is Microsoft Visual Studio. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Visual Studio software, but also about RESOURCECONFIG and other supported file formats.

Programs which support RESOURCECONFIG file extension

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

Programs that support RESOURCECONFIG file

How to open file with RESOURCECONFIG extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening RESOURCECONFIG files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with RESOURCECONFIG files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio

Install software to open RESOURCECONFIG file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening RESOURCECONFIG files is that no program that can handle RESOURCECONFIG files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Visual Studio developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RESOURCECONFIG files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Microsoft Visual Studio installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio

Update software that support file extension RESOURCECONFIGIf you already have Microsoft Visual Studio installed on your systems and RESOURCECONFIG files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 RESOURCECONFIG files are not compatible with Microsoft Visual Studio. The most recent version of Microsoft Visual Studio is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Visual Studio Resource Configuration files with Microsoft Visual Studio

After installing Microsoft Visual Studio (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open RESOURCECONFIG files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with RESOURCECONFIG file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the RESOURCECONFIG file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft Visual Studio is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RESOURCECONFIG files and clicking OK.
Associate software with RESOURCECONFIG file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with RESOURCECONFIG extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with RESOURCECONFIG extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the RESOURCECONFIG for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the RESOURCECONFIG file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the RESOURCECONFIG is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the RESOURCECONFIG file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the RESOURCECONFIG file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 RESOURCECONFIG extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Visual Studio Resource Configuration file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Visual Studio

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support RESOURCECONFIG files. Close all running programs and try opening the RESOURCECONFIG file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Visual Studio Resource Configuration files. It may be the case that the RESOURCECONFIG files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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