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Informations about the ASHX filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .ashx filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .ashx file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.ashx - ASP.NET HTTP Handler

The ASHX file is a Development file, which is connected to the ASP.NET HTTP Handler according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ASP.NET HTTP Handler (.ashx) files can be opened or converted with the help of Visual Studio - Visual Web Developer.

Format description:
ASHX format
Visual Studio - Visual Web Developer
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
ASP.NET User Controls
ASP.NET Web Service
ASP.NET Trace Handler
ASP.NET Master Page
Microsoft Presentation Framework Page

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .ashx file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .ashx extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .ashx files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .ashx file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .ashx file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .ashx file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .ashx file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .ashx extension

The .ashx filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .ashx files.

ahx, asx, asmx, asbx, shx, astx, ash

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .ashx file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .ashx extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

AHX Encoded Audio
KoLmafia ASH Script
ASP.NET Web Service
Advanced Stream Redirector
Alpha Five Database Index
ArcView Shape Index

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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