File Extension Library

.VBN File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .VBN files and how to open them?

Can't open .VBN 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 .VBN file.

What is a .VBN file extension?

.VBN file extension is created by Symantec Corporation. .VBN has been classified as Various data Files.

.VBN is Symantec AntiVirus quarantined data

The vbn file extension used to be associated with the Symantec AntiVirus program (now it is known as Norton AntiVirus).

The vbn file contains quarantined data. The VBN extension stands for "Virus Bin".

How to open:

Use Symantec AntiVirus to work with *.vbn files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .vbn file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .VBN files

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