File Extension SST

.SST File

File extension: SST
File type: Crypto Shell Extension

Notes about the SST 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 SST file type is primarily associated with 'Certificate Store' by Microsoft Corporation. Used by IEXPLORE.EXE and CRYPTEXT.DLL.

Detailed information for file extension SST:

Primary association: Certificate Store
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Mime type: application/, application/
Program ID: CertificateStoreFile
Related links: How To Handle Corrupted Digital Rights File

Other applications associated with file type SST:

  • IDIDAS, SSTMAP, IMGMAP (Bitmap)Satellite image data AVHRR file. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: D5 C8 00 01 00 03 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
  • Sea Surface Temperature File
  • Yamaha (Session Style) by Yamaha Corporation of AmericaThis file type is used by the Tyros2 and other high-end Yamaha keyboards. This association is classified as Audio. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 4D 54 68 64 , ASCII: MThd
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on 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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .SST

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: CertificateStoreFile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe cryptext.dll,CryptExtOpenSTR %1

ProgramID: CertificateStoreFile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe cryptext.dll,CryptExtOpenSTR %1

ProgramID: CertificateStoreFile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SYSTEM32\regsvr32.exe %1

ProgramID: CertificateStoreFile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\ServicePackFiles\i386\cryptext.dll,CryptExtOpenSTR %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: EMBIRD.File.sst
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EMBIRD32\EMBIRD.EXE

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