File Extension VDL

.VDL File

File extension: VDL
File type: Possible Virus File


Notes about the VDL 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 VDL file type is primarily associated with 'Possible Virus File'. If the specific file name is HEATHEN.VDL then this is an indicator of the Heathen virus. Heathen is a multi-platform virus infecting Word documents and PE EXE files.

Detailed information for file extension VDL:


Primary association: Possible Virus File
Related links: Heathen Virus Description, F-Secure Heathen Virus Description



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.

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