The File Extensions Database


.994 File Extension

  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .994 file?

.994 is Symantec LiveUpdate application data file

The 994 file extension is associated with the Symantec LiveUpdate the Symantec technology that permits an installed Symantec product to connect to a Symantec server over the Internet to check for program and other updates such as virus definitions and URL lists.

The .994 file stores various data used for internal purposes of the Symantec LiveUpdate.


How to open:

It is not possible to open files with 994 extension.

How to convert:

Files with 994 extension are not convertable.

How to solve problems with 994 files

  • Associate the 994 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 994 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.994 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 994 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .994 is Symantec LiveUpdate application data file. Because only the current version supports the latest 994 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .994 is Symantec LiveUpdate application data file update.
  • To make sure that your 994 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.