The file extension RUN is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Runscanner, UNIX/Linux Installer, Softworks, ISAPI, and Rune. RUN files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the RUN file extension is related to Runscanner, the file is a text file type that contains a collection of data which is obtained from a PC scan using the Runscanner utility. The content includes any hijack files which were located during the scan, autostart files, programs which are currently running, and any malicious software which may be present in the operating system. Runscanner is a free utility which scans for malicious files and unauthorized startup programs.
RUN files which work with the UNIX/Linux Installer are an executable file type which is classified as a UNIX Shell Installer Script. This type of RUN file contains data which is used to install various programs on the UNIX and Linux operating systems using a shell or chmod command. The UNIX/Linux Installer is an installation program which typically comes included with the UNIX and Linux operating system.
RUN files which are part of Softworks Limited are a various file type which is used with a compiler application developed by Softworks. The file contents include codes and scripts which are used to run a Visual Basic compiler and syntax related technology services. Softworks offers the Softworks Basic programming language which is multiplatform and assists with building software applications for various operating systems.
If the file extension RUN is associated with the ISAPI Loader, it is an executable file type which contains data and commands that provide a way to update the ISAPI.dll file without having to shut down and reboot the Web server. ISAPI stands for Internet Server Application Programming Interface which is an application that allows developers to create a Web server application that runs more efficiently that a Common Gateway Interface. ISAPI Loader is a software application created by EGGcentric which loads and unloads DLL files for ISAPI programs.
RUN files which are created with Rune are a game file type which is used with the Rune three dimensional action game. The contents of the RUN files include map data which can be edited to change the strategies for Rune. Rune is a video fantasy game produced by Human Head Studios which is based on Norse mythology.
How to Open RUN Files
Since the file extension RUN can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. RUN files vary in contents, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If RUN file extension is associated with Runscanner, the file should be opened using the Runscanner Startup and Hijack Analyzer. Runscanner is freeware and can be downloaded at no cost from the Runscanner.net website. The Runscanner utility is compatible with the Windows operating system. As an added note, Runscanner files should not be opened manually as some of the files may contain malicious files which were located in the operating system and then quarantined.
RUN files which are part of the UNIX/Linux Installer can be opened using the Linux operating system. If you use the chmod command, you can run the files by entering chmod +x filename.run. RUN files which operate through a shell can use the command ./filename.run.
If the RUN file extension is related to Softworks Limited, the file can be opened using the compiler application which is available for download on the Softworks Limited website. Softworks compiler applications are cross platform and can be used with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
You can also open and view the contents of a Softworks RUN file using a text editing application. If you are using Windows, you can open RUN files using WordPad or Notepad. For Mac OS X, you can open this type of RUN file using Apple TextEdit, TextMate, or MacVim. For the Linux operating system, you can use AbiWord, gEdit, or Vim to open the RUN file extension.
RUN files which belong to ISAPI Loader should be opened using the ISAPI Loader software application which is available for download on the EGGcentric website. Since ISAPI RUN files are an executable file type, it is best to open them using the corresponding application. Executable files can sometimes contain malicious files that can cause damage to your PC if you attempt to open them manually.
If the file is part of Rune, it can be opened using the Rune 3D action game which is available on the Moby Games website. Rune is designed to be used with the Windows operating system.
RUN files which are used with Rune can also be opened and edited using the RuneEd Rune Editor which can be downloaded on the RuneEd website. RuneED is compatible with the Windows operating system.