How To Open COM FilesReader Question: "Hi Wally, I am having problems opening COM Files and wondering how to fix it?" - Brian D., New York
- Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (3.32 MB) (WinThruster for Win 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000 - Microsoft Gold Certified).
- Step 2 : Install the software (30 seconds). After installing, an automatic scan will begin to find registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
- Step 3 : After the scan completes (15 seconds), click "Fix Issues" to repair all registry problems.
What Are COM Files?COM files are Executable Files primarily associated with EICAR Anti-Virus Test File (EICAR). (Other files may also be using the COM file extension. If you know of any other software using the COM file extension, please contact us so that we can update our information accordingly.)
Opening COM FilesThe easiest way to open a COM file is by double clicking on it, which will let the computer decide the best way to open it according to the Windows COM file association settings. If your computer opens your COM file, but it's the incorrect application, you'll need to change your Windows registry file association settings. In other words, Windows is associating COM file extensions with the wrong software program.
Is Your PC Healthy?I always recommend to my readers to regularly use a trusted registry cleaner and optimizer such as WinThruster (Download) or CCleaner. Many problems that you encounter can be attributed to a corrupt and bloated registry. Happy Computing! :)
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