SCVINFO File Extension

SCVINFO file icon
Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is SCVINFO file?

SCVINFO filename suffix is mostly used for Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata files. Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. SCVINFO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with SCVINFO extension are categorized as Various Files files. The Various Files subset comprises 3591 various file formats. The most popular program for handling SCVINFO files is .NET Framework, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named .NET Framework was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SCVINFO files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SCVINFO file extension

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

Programs that support SCVINFO file

How to open file with SCVINFO extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SCVINFO files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install .NET Framework software

Problems with opening and working with SCVINFO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SCVINFO files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install .NET Framework or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Visual Studio. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. 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.

Step 2. Check the version of .NET Framework and update if needed

If the problems with opening SCVINFO files still occur even after installing .NET Framework, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. The reason that .NET Framework cannot handle files with SCVINFO may be that the software is outdated. 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.

Step 3. Associate Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata files with .NET Framework

After installing .NET Framework (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open SCVINFO files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the SCVINFO file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where .NET Framework is installed, check the Always use this app to open SCVINFO files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SCVINFO file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select .NET Framework and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SCVINFO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the SCVINFO file is complete and free of errors

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 SCVINFO file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the SCVINFO file for viruses or malware

If the SCVINFO 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 SCVINFO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic SCVINFO file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with SCVINFO extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle .NET Framework

If the systems has insufficient resources to open SCVINFO files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 Windows Communication Foundation WCF Metadata files. It may be the case that the SCVINFO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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