UCE file icon

UCE File Extension

Windows UCE System Format
  • Developer
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is UCE file?

UCE filename suffix is mostly used for Windows UCE System Format files. Windows UCE System Format format was developed by Microsoft. UCE file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. UCE file format, along with 323 other file formats, belongs to the System Files category. Users are advised to use Microsoft Windows software for managing UCE files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Microsoft Windows was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UCE files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UCE file extension

Programs that can handle UCE files are as follows. Files with UCE 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 UCE file

How to open file with UCE extension?

Being unable to open files with UCE extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with UCE 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 Microsoft Windows software

Install software to open UCE file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UCE files is that no program that can handle UCE files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Microsoft Windows or one of the recommended programs (for example, Microsoft Windows XP Professional) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Microsoft Windows installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Windows

Update software that support file extension UCEYou still cannot access UCE files although Microsoft Windows is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Microsoft Windows cannot handle files with UCE may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Microsoft Windows should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Windows UCE System Format files with Microsoft Windows

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate UCE files with latest version of Microsoft Windows you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with UCE file on Windows

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 UCE 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 Microsoft Windows installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open UCE files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with UCE file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UCE file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with UCE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the UCE is not faulty

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

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

If the UCE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the UCE file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the UCE file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the UCE 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Windows

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

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

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

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the UCE file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on UCE file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
pbix icon


Microsoft Power BI Report Format

.PBIX files can be found within the business software application Power BI Desktop. They encompass a range of business data presented in an accessi...