How to open and view .BLUEBUTTON files

When you attempt to open a .BLUEBUTTON file, your PC displays an error: "Windows can't open this file". This error is caused by two issues in the Windows system registry: 1) the BLUEBUTTON file type registration is missing, and 2) the host application (or the file viewer) for .BLUEBUTTON files isn't properly associated with its file type registration.

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Supports: Windows 10, 8, 7, Windows Vista, & Windows XP (32-bit & 64-bit versions)
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Comments on "How to open and view .BLUEBUTTON files"

Jeff S on July 23, 2016 said:
Great, I can open BLUEBUTTON files now!
Laura C on August 2, 2016 said:
It worked. Very easy to use.
Tim D on August 9, 2016 said:
Wow, the free scan tool found lots of errors on my PC.
Louis A on August 21, 2016 said:
Finally, a .BLUEBUTTON fix that actually works. Thanks.
Jeff S on August 29, 2016 said:
The fix worked like a charm!
Karen on September 10, 2016 said:
I appreciate the help.
Stuart M on September 21, 2016 said:
Thanks. You just saved me from 2 hrs of frustration.
   

  File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable
Supports: Windows 10, 8, 7, Windows Vista, & Windows XP (32-bit & 64-bit versions)
To uninstall this software follow the uninstall instruction.
   
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