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RH File Extension

C++ Resource Header
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is RH file?

Full format name of files that use RH extension is C++ Resource Header. C++ Resource Header specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. RH files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. RH file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1205 other filename extensions listed in our database. Visual C++ supports RH files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named Visual C++ was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RH files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RH file extension

Programs that can handle RH files are as follows. RH files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support RH file

How to open file with RH extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening RH files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with RH extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Visual C++

Install software to open RH file Problems with opening and working with RH files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RH files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Visual C++ or different compatible program, such as Borland C++. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RH files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Visual C++ installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Visual C++

Update software that support file extension RHYou still cannot access RH files although Visual C++ 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. This can be one of the causes why RH files are not compatible with Visual C++. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Visual C++.

Step 3. Set the default application to open RH files to Visual C++

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate RH files with latest version of Visual C++ you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with RH file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the RH with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Visual C++ is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RH files and clicking OK.
Associate software with RH file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Verify that the RH is not faulty

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 RH file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the RH 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. RH file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the RH 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. If the RH file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the C++ Resource Header file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Visual C++

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with RH extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with C++ Resource Header file. It may be the case that the RH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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