.BUP File Extension

File Type:
McAfee Quarantined File

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

What is a BUP file?

Bup file extension has McAfee Quarantined file type, developed by McAfee, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Associated with McAfee products, the quarantined file stores a backup of a file that has been transferred from a different location on user’s PC because of malware. With the help of Quarantine Manager, users may easily restore their files from the quarantined file.

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

bup file icon
File Type:
McAfee Quarantined File
Misc Files

How to open BUP file?

Double click the bup 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 .bup 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 bup 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 bup 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 BUP 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 bup file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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