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:
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
'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.