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windows cannot open files with msc extension

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#1 smee20


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Posted 28 August 2010 - 06:07 PM

My laptop computer running on Windows XP does not recognize the msc file extension. When it searches the web to find the appropriate file association, I get all kinds of add to download registry cleaners (which of course find hundreds of registry errors, and then require a purchase to remove them). I don't trust myself to choose the proper method to repair this. Can you recommend anything?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 28 August 2010 - 06:47 PM

What are you trying to accomplish...by opening these files?

Where did these files come from...or what is the path on your system?

What program are you using?

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 07:11 PM

.msc extension belongs to Microsoft Management Console type of files and there is nothing to open.
You can use those files through "Run" command to open various Windows items.
For instance running "devmgmt.msc" command will open Device Manager.

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