The File Extensions Database


.INSTALL_BACKUP File Extension

  • Developer by: AVG Technologies (Grisoft)
  • Category: System Files

What is an .INSTALL_BACKUP file?

.INSTALL_BACKUP is AVG shell extension module

The install_backup file extension is associated with AVG, a popular anti-virus and internet security program.

The install_backup file contain AVG shell extension module for the program.

Example: avgse.dll.install_backup


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with INSTALL_BACKUP files

  • Associate the INSTALL_BACKUP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any INSTALL_BACKUP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.INSTALL_BACKUP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the INSTALL_BACKUP 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 .INSTALL_BACKUP is AVG shell extension module. Because only the current version supports the latest INSTALL_BACKUP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the AVG Technologies (Grisoft) manufacturer website after an available .INSTALL_BACKUP is AVG shell extension module update.
  • To make sure that your INSTALL_BACKUP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.