File extension REF (.REF) information

Windows cannot open REF files?

If Windows is unable to open file extension .REF you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a free registry scan.

Appropriate program:

The .REF file extension identifies a Reference file which may be used by many different applications to store reference information relating to the software's running, or version information. This file can often be viewed using a basic text editor.. Incorrect associations are the cause of many file extension errors. Scan your system to prevent, identify and repair REF file extension association errors.


  • Performance: To optimize memory and CPU usage for REF files run a free performance scan.
  • Stability: Fix REF errors to make your system and applications more stable.
  • Drivers: Scan your PC for the outdated drivers which lead to system errors and slowdowns.

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