Did you find or received DS_STORE file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DS_STORE file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DS_STORE file ext?

The .DS_STORE file-extension is used in Mac OS X operating systems (Apple computers) and is invisible (hidden) by default. These files store settings for that particular folder, such as size and position of the window, its background and icon positions.

How to open a DS_STORE file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DS_STORE. When you double click on the DS_STORE file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DS_STORE files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DS_STORE files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DS_STORE files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open DS_STORE files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DS_STORE file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DS_STORE by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DS_STORE file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DS_STORE you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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