File Extension KEY

.KEY File

File extension: KEY
File type: License Key File
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Notes about the KEY file extension:



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The KEY file type is primarily associated with 'AntiVir PersonalEdition' by AntiVir PersonalProducts GmbH. The specific file name is HBDEV.KEY.

Detailed information for file extension KEY:


Primary association: AntiVir PersonalEdition
Company: AntiVir PersonalProducts GmbH

Other applications associated with file type KEY:

  • ArcView (Geocoding Matching Keys) by ESRIODB format Related links: GIS Info
  • Avira (Product Key) by Avira GmbH The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 48 2B 42 45 44 56 20 50 72 6F 64 75 63 74 73 20 4C 69 63 65 6E 73 65 20 4B 65 79 20 46 69 6C 65 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 1A , ASCII: H+BEDV Products License Key File
  • BioWare Aurora Engine (Resource File) by BioWare Corp.BioWare's games and tools make use of a very large number of files that are packed into a group of files having the .bif extension. The contents of the .bif files are described by one or more files having the .key extension.
  • Business Key (Accounting File) by Universal Systems This association is classified as Text.
  • DataCAD (Icon Toolbar File) by DATACAD LLCArchitectural CAD program. This association is classified as CAD/CAM.
  • Diablo II (Key File) by Blizzard Entertainment
  • Forecast Pro Datafile
  • FractInt Demo Script
  • Infinity Game Engine (Directory of Resources, Locations and Types) by BioWare Corp. This association is classified as Game.
  • Kaspersky Anti-virus Toolkit (Key File) by Kaspersky LabKaspersky Anti-Virus combines traditional anti-virus defense methods with proactive technologies to provide protection against malicious programs. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 4B 4C 73 77 , ASCII: KLsw
  • Keyboard Definition FileOften used by editors to define specific keyboard shortcuts or redefine the keyboard for different languages.
  • Keynote (Presentation Wrapper Folder) by Apple Inc.Keynote is Apple's presentation software for Mac OS X. The .KEY presentation wrapper is actually a directory (folder) that contains all the images, text, master slides, etc. for the presentation.
  • National Construction Estimator 32 Costbook Key File
  • Notes (5 Full Text Index) by IBMThis was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM. Lotus Notes and Domino are a fundamental component of IBM Workplace. IBM introduced the IND file type.Related links: IBM Lotus Notes Wikipedia Page
  • OS/2 Archive .KEY-file
  • Program Security or Registration File
  • Sentry 2020 Encryption File
  • TBAV File
  • Top Secret Crypto Gold by TAN$TAAFL Software CompanyTop Secret Crypto Gold is a communications and file encryption program for Windows. It makes it easy for you to chat, keep journals, and write, send, and receive encrypted E-mail and files over the Internet.
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))

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File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
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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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .KEY

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: MacroMagic.KeyDocument, FileType: Macro Magic Advanced Macro, AppName: Macros

ProgramID: regfile, FileType: Registration Entries, AppName: Notepad
EXEFile: NOTEPAD.EXE

ProgramID: regfile, FileType: Registration Entries, AppName: Registry Editor
EXEFile: regedit.exe

ProgramID: regfile
EXEFile: regedit.exe %1

ProgramID: AVPKeyFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fichiers communs\KAV Shared Files\addkey.exe %1

ProgramID: AVPKeyFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\KAV Shared Files\addkey.exe %1

ProgramID: MacroMagic.KeyDocument
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Iolo\Macro Magic\Macros.exe %1

ProgramID: regfile
EXEFile: NOTEPAD.EXE %1

ProgramID: KAV.KeyFile.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Kaspersky Lab\\AddKey.exe %1

ProgramID: KAV.KeyFile.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Kaspersky Lab\AddKey.exe

ProgramID: regfile
EXEFile: regedit.exe /s

ProgramID: KAV.KeyFile.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Defender Pro Firewall\AddKey.exe

ProgramID: regfile
EXEFile: regedit.exe %*


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