File Extension HIV

.HIV File

File extension: HIV
File type: NT Registry Hive


Notes about the HIV file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The HIV file type is primarily associated with 'Windows' by Microsoft Corporation. This is the on-disk format for the Windows registry (hive). You should not attempt to edit this file directly while running Windows. Serious damage to your installation could be done.

Detailed information for file extension HIV:


Primary association: Windows
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Identifying characters Hex: 72 65 67 66 , ASCII: regf

Other applications associated with file type HIV:

  • RegShot (Registry Hive File) by TiANWEiRegShot allows you to make a backup of your registry (the Hive file) and compare two different registry "shots" and report out the differences. Very handy for seeing what new program installs do to the registry. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 72 65 67 66 , ASCII: regf Related links: PCWorld Link
  • W32/SillyFDC-ASW32/SillyFDC-AS creates some of the following files in the Program Files folder: 1.hiv, 2.hiv, 3.hiv, 4.hiv. Related links: Sophos W32/SillyFDC-AS Page
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.
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