UIS File Extension

UIS file icon
WindowBlinds User Interface Specification
  • Developer
    Stardock
  • Popularity
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What is UIS file?

UIS is a file extension commonly associated with WindowBlinds User Interface Specification files. WindowBlinds User Interface Specification specification was created by Stardock. Files with UIS extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UIS file format, along with 1087 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. WindowBlinds supports UIS files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named WindowBlinds was created by Stardock Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UIS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UIS file extension

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

Programs that support UIS file

How to open file with UIS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UIS files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to WindowBlinds User Interface Specification 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. Get the WindowBlinds

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports UIS files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select WindowBlinds or one of the recommended programs (for example, Skin Studio) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support UIS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WindowBlinds installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Stardock Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update WindowBlinds to the latest version

If the problems with opening UIS files still occur even after installing WindowBlinds, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WindowBlinds is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of WindowBlinds installed, it may not support UIS format. The most recent version of WindowBlinds is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WindowBlinds to UIS files

After installing WindowBlinds (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UIS files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the UIS file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WindowBlinds is installed, check the Always use this app to open UIS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with UIS extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 UIS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

1. Check the UIS file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the UIS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the UIS file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. UIS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the UIS 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. If the UIS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the WindowBlinds User Interface Specification file.

4. Check whether your system can handle WindowBlinds

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UIS extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 WindowBlinds User Interface Specification file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UIS files.

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