File Extension MSSTYLES

.MSSTYLES File

File extension: MSSTYLES
File type: Visual Style


Notes about the MSSTYLES 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 MSSTYLES file type is primarily associated with 'Windows XP' by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft has not made the format of these files available; however, that format has been documented by others and many themes are available.

Detailed information for file extension MSSTYLES:


Primary association: Windows XP
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Program ID: msstylesfile
Related links: Instructions for Making Themes, Themes



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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .MSSTYLES

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: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe

ProgramID: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\she

ProgramID: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Appearance /Action:OpenMSTheme /file:%1

ProgramID: SkinStudio.msstyles
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Stardock\Object Desktop\SkinStudio\SknStdio.exe %1

ProgramID: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe

ProgramID: SkinStudio.msstyles
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Stardock\OBJECT~1\SKINST~1\SknStdio.exe %1

ProgramID: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Appearance /Action:OpenMSTheme /file:"%1"

ProgramID: SkinStudio.msstyles
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SkinStudio\SknStdio.exe

ProgramID: msstylesfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SysWow64\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Appearance /Action:OpenMSTheme /file:%1


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