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SPECCY File Extension

Speccy Snapshot Format

What is SPECCY file?

SPECCY is a file extension commonly associated with Speccy Snapshot Format files. SPECCY files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. SPECCY file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5965 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing SPECCY files is Piriform Speccy. Piriform Speccy software was developed by Piriform Ltd, and on its official website you may find more information about SPECCY files or the Piriform Speccy software program.

Programs which support SPECCY file extension

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

Programs that support SPECCY file

Updated: 10/25/2021

How to open file with SPECCY extension?

Problems with accessing SPECCY may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with SPECCY 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. Install Piriform Speccy software

Install software to open SPECCY file Problems with opening and working with SPECCY files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SPECCY files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Piriform Speccy and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Piriform Speccy installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Piriform Ltd website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Piriform Speccy to the latest version

Update software that support file extension SPECCYIf you already have Piriform Speccy installed on your systems and SPECCY files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Piriform Speccy installed, it may not support SPECCY format. The most recent version of Piriform Speccy is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Piriform Speccy to SPECCY files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SPECCY files with latest version of Piriform Speccy you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with SPECCY file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the SPECCY file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Piriform Speccy installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SPECCY files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with SPECCY file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected SPECCY file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SPECCY extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the SPECCY 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 SPECCY file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the SPECCY is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the SPECCY file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the SPECCY file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the SPECCY file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with SPECCY extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Piriform Speccy

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Speccy Snapshot Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the SPECCY files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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