VIH is a file extension commonly associated with Video Metadata files. VIH file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. VIH file format, along with 5248 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Windows Notepad is by far the most used program for working with VIH files. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWindows Notepad software, but also about VIH and other supported file formats.
The following listing features VIH-compatible programs. Files with VIH suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening VIH files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Video Metadata files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports VIH files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Windows Notepad developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Windows Notepad installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access VIH files although Windows Notepad is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Windows Notepad cannot handle files with VIH may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Windows Notepad is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Windows Notepad installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage VIH on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
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 VIH file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the VIH is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the VIH file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic VIH 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. It could happen the the download process of file with VIH extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Video Metadata file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open VIH files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Video Metadata files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the VIH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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