File Extension BAV

.BAV File

File extension: BAV
File type: The Bat! Add-in


Notes about the BAV 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 BAV file type is primarily associated with 'AVG' by AVG Technologies. AVG is anti-virus software that uses the following technologies to detect computer viruses: Scanning - searching for character strings that are characteristic of a given virus; Heuristic analysis - dynamic emulation of the scanned objectís instructions in a virtual computer environment; and Generic detection - detection of instructions characteristic of the given virus/group of viruses.

Detailed information for file extension BAV:


Primary association: AVG
Company: AVG Technologies

Other applications associated with file type BAV:

  • The Bat! (E-mail Client Anti-Virus File) by RITLABS The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 4D 5A , ASCII: MZ
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X 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.

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