SQLITEDB-SHM File Extension

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SQLite Database Shared Memory
  • Developer
    SQLite Development Team
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is SQLITEDB-SHM file?

SQLITEDB-SHM filename suffix is mostly used for SQLite Database Shared Memory files. SQLite Database Shared Memory specification was created by SQLite Development Team. SQLITEDB-SHM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. SQLITEDB-SHM file belongs to the Database Files category just like 341 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing SQLITEDB-SHM files is SQLite. Software named SQLite was created by SQLite Development Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SQLITEDB-SHM files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SQLITEDB-SHM file extension

Programs that can handle SQLITEDB-SHM files are as follows. Files with SQLITEDB-SHM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support SQLITEDB-SHM file

Windows Windows

How to open file with SQLITEDB-SHM extension?

Being unable to open files with SQLITEDB-SHM extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with SQLITEDB-SHM 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. Install SQLite software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports SQLITEDB-SHM files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the SQLite developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 SQLite website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of SQLite and update if needed

If you already have SQLite installed on your systems and SQLITEDB-SHM files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why SQLITEDB-SHM files are not compatible with SQLite. The most recent version of SQLite is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SQLite Database Shared Memory files with SQLite

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SQLITEDB-SHM files with latest version of SQLite 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the SQLITEDB-SHM file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the SQLite installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SQLITEDB-SHM files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SQLITEDB-SHM file and select 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 SQLITEDB-SHM extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the SQLITEDB-SHM is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the SQLITEDB-SHM file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the SQLITEDB-SHM in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the SQLITEDB-SHM file hinders attempts to open it. 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 SQLITEDB-SHM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the SQLITEDB-SHM 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. It could happen the the download process of file with SQLITEDB-SHM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open SQLite

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with SQLite Database Shared Memory file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SQLITEDB-SHM files.

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