Notes about the BAD file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The BAD file type is primarily associated with 'Brutus' by HooBie Inc..
Brutus is a free remote password cracker.
It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000, there is no UN*X version available at present. Brutus was first made publicly available in October 1998. Development continues.
Detailed information for file extension BAD:
Hex: 5B 42 72 75 74 75 73 20 41 70 70 6C 69 63 61 74 69 6F 6E 20 44 65 66 69 6E 69 74 69 6F 6E 5D , ASCII: [Brutus Application Definition]
Other applications associated with file type BAD:
- Oracle BAD File
- Rime Mailer Address File
- Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.