USERTILE-MS File Extension

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Windows 8 User Tile Format

What is USERTILE-MS file?

USERTILE-MS filename suffix is mostly used for Windows 8 User Tile Format files. Windows 8 User Tile Format format was developed by Microsoft. USERTILE-MS files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with USERTILE-MS extension are categorized as Raster Image Files files. The Raster Image Files subset comprises 371 various file formats. Users are advised to use Microsoft Windows software for managing USERTILE-MS files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Windows software, but also about USERTILE-MS and other supported file formats.

Programs which support USERTILE-MS file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support USERTILE-MS files. Files with USERTILE-MS 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 USERTILE-MS file

How to open file with USERTILE-MS extension?

Problems with accessing USERTILE-MS may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Windows 8 User Tile Format 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. Install Microsoft Windows software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening USERTILE-MS files is that no program that can handle USERTILE-MS files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Microsoft Windows or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Windows 8. 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 Microsoft Windows website and download the installer.

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

If the problems with opening USERTILE-MS files still occur even after installing Microsoft Windows, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Windows is available. 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 USERTILE-MS may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Microsoft Windows is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Microsoft Windows to USERTILE-MS files

After installing Microsoft Windows (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open USERTILE-MS 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

  • Clicking the USERTILE-MS with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • 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 USERTILE-MS files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the USERTILE-MS file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with USERTILE-MS extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the USERTILE-MS 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 USERTILE-MS file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the USERTILE-MS file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the USERTILE-MS file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic USERTILE-MS file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with USERTILE-MS 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.

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 Windows 8 User Tile Format file.

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 USERTILE-MS files. Close all running programs and try opening the USERTILE-MS file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Windows 8 User Tile Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with USERTILE-MS files affecting older versions of given software.

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