UNIT_VARIANT File Extension

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Total War Unit Variant Settings
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    The Creative Assembly
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What is UNIT_VARIANT file?

UNIT_VARIANT filename suffix is mostly used for Total War Unit Variant Settings files. Total War Unit Variant Settings specification was created by The Creative Assembly. Files with UNIT_VARIANT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UNIT_VARIANT file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1273 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing UNIT_VARIANT files is Total War: Rome II. Total War: Rome II software was developed by The Creative Assembly, and on its official website you may find more information about UNIT_VARIANT files or the Total War: Rome II software program.

Programs which support UNIT_VARIANT file extension

The following listing features UNIT_VARIANT-compatible programs. UNIT_VARIANT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support UNIT_VARIANT file

How to open file with UNIT_VARIANT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UNIT_VARIANT files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with UNIT_VARIANT 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. Get the Total War: Rome II

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UNIT_VARIANT files is that no program that can handle UNIT_VARIANT files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Total War: Rome II and install it on your device. 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 Total War: Rome II website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Total War: Rome II to the latest version

If you already have Total War: Rome II installed on your systems and UNIT_VARIANT 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. The reason that Total War: Rome II cannot handle files with UNIT_VARIANT may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Total War: Rome II is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Total War: Rome II to UNIT_VARIANT files

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the UNIT_VARIANT with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Total War: Rome II is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UNIT_VARIANT files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UNIT_VARIANT file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Total War: Rome II and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with UNIT_VARIANT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the UNIT_VARIANT file is complete and free of errors

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 UNIT_VARIANT file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the UNIT_VARIANT file for viruses or malware

If the UNIT_VARIANT 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 scanner detected that the UNIT_VARIANT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the UNIT_VARIANT 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 UNIT_VARIANT 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Total War Unit Variant Settings file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Total War: Rome II

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Total War Unit Variant Settings files. It may be the case that the UNIT_VARIANT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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