File Extension Library

.QIC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .QIC files and how to open them?

Can't open .QIC file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .QIC file.

What is a .QIC file extension?

.QIC file extension is created by Microsoft. .QIC has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .QIC file is Binary.

.QIC is Windows Backup File

Backup file created by the backup utility included with Windows 95 and 98; saved in the QIC-113 format; contains a collection of files in a compressed archive that are expanded when restored using the Windows Backup program.

QIC files can also be opened by Roxio's "Backup My PC" software. However, Roxio no longer offers this product.

NOTE: The QIC file format is not compatible with the Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 backup and restore utilities.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Backup File
Microsoft Windows Backup Utility

How to fix problems with .QIC files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .QIC files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .QIC file format
  2. You need to check the .QIC file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)