File Extension PIP

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    Microsoft Office Personalized Settings Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a PIP file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a PIP file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your PIP file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


Files with the extension PIP are used by Microsoft Office for settings.

They contain the settings for personalized mens and toolbars. These are generated by each Office application based on the most used Meneintrge. As a result, only these will be displayed after some time.

The files contain the application they created in their name. So eg Word.Pip or Word11.Pip.

The user settings can also be directly influenced under Word Options-> Customize.

Programs which can open a PIP file

How to open a PIP file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the PIP file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a PIP file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support PIP files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a PIP file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all PIP files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with PIP there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the PIP file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the PIP file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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