How to open a file with .HIV extension?

File Type : RegShot Registry Hive File (TiANWEi)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .HIV file

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What is .HIV file extension?

Registry file created by reg.exe, a Windows program used for saving, loading, and deleting registry information; contains a registry "hive," which saves key-value data used by the operating system and installed programs; used for backups or for loading groups of registry keys; saved in a binary format. You can save and registry hives using reg.exe by typing the following at the command prompt (taken directly from the reg.exe command line help): REG SAVE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp AppBkUp.hiv You can load registry hives using this command (again taken directly from the reg.exe command line help): REG LOAD HKLM\TempHive TempHive.hiv Type REG /? at the Windows command prompt for further help with reg.exe commands. The program is located in the C:\Windows\System32\ directory, but it can be run from any directory in the Windows command prompt. NOTE: Be careful when saving and loading registry information, since corruption of the Windows registry can cause applications or the whole system to malfunction. The file setupreg.hiv included on Windows installation discs should not be edited manually, since it is used by the Windows installer.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open HIVfiles:

  • Microsoft Reg