.BOOT File Extension

Flexera Software
File Type:
InstallShield Boot File

Having trouble opening .boot extension? Don't panic! This page explains what boot files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open boot files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BOOT file?

Boot file extension has InstallShield Boot file type, developed by Flexera Software, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

InstallShield is an application designed for building Windows installers and it is uses files with this extension. They hold settings that define installation written in a plain text format. BOOT files usually have the same name setup.boot and can be found in one folder with corresponding files setup.ini and setup.exe.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

boot file icon
Flexera Software
File Type:
InstallShield Boot File
Settings Files

How to open BOOT file?

Double click the boot file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .boot extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the boot extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the boot file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BOOT files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the boot file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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