VSCT File Extension

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Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration
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    Microsoft Corporation
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What is VSCT file?

Full format name of files that use VSCT extension is Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration. Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. Files with VSCT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. VSCT file format, along with 1162 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. Microsoft Visual Studio is by far the most used program for working with VSCT files. Software named Microsoft Visual Studio was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and VSCT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support VSCT file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support VSCT files. VSCT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support VSCT file

How to open file with VSCT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening VSCT files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with VSCT 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. Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio

Problems with opening and working with VSCT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with VSCT files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Microsoft Visual Studio and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support VSCT files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Visual Studio installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio

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with opening VSCT files still occur even after installing Microsoft Visual Studio, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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

Step 3. Associate Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration files with Microsoft Visual Studio

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate VSCT files with latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio you have installed 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the VSCT file
  • 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 Visual Studio installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open VSCT files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected VSCT file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with VSCT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the VSCT for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the VSCT file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the VSCT is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the VSCT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. VSCT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic VSCT 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 VSCT 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

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 Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration file again.

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

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Visual Studio Command Table Configuration files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with VSCT files affecting older versions of given software.

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