SYSTEM File Extension

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Vega Strike Virtual System Format
  • Developer
    The Vega Strike Team
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is SYSTEM file?

SYSTEM is a file extension commonly associated with Vega Strike Virtual System Format files. The Vega Strike Team defined the Vega Strike Virtual System Format format standard. SYSTEM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. SYSTEM file format, along with 1248 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. Users are advised to use Vega Strike software for managing SYSTEM files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Vega Strike was created by In order to find more detailed information on the software and SYSTEM files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SYSTEM file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support SYSTEM files. Files with SYSTEM 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 SYSTEM file

How to open file with SYSTEM extension?

Problems with accessing SYSTEM may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with SYSTEM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with SYSTEM files.

Step 1. Download and install Vega Strike

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SYSTEM files is that no program that can handle SYSTEM files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Vega Strike or one to the listed programs: TextEdit. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Vega Strike installed is by going to developer’s website ( and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Vega Strike

If you already have Vega Strike installed on your systems and SYSTEM 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 SYSTEM files are not compatible with Vega Strike. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Vega Strike.

Step 3. Set the default application to open SYSTEM files to Vega Strike

After installing Vega Strike (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open SYSTEM files. 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 SYSTEM file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Vega Strike installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SYSTEM files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with SYSTEM extension, 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 SYSTEM extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the SYSTEM is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the SYSTEM file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The SYSTEM may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the SYSTEM is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the SYSTEM file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the SYSTEM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the SYSTEM file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the SYSTEM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with SYSTEM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 Vega Strike

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Vega Strike Virtual System Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SYSTEM files.

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