What is a .PRV File And How To Open It – AutoBAUP (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .prv extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .prv file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PRV file?

The file extension .PRV is Free Folder Hider Backup File. The development of this file was done by AutoBAUP. The format of this file is binary, and it is a backup file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .prv file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PRV file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PRV file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PRV file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .prv file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the AutoBAUP Free Folder Hider software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is AutoBAUP Free Folder Hider.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PRV file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the AutoBAUP Free Folder Hider software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PRV file?

If you are still unable to open the .PRV file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PRV file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .prv – SoftMaker Software, .prv – E-on Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PRV file with the AutoBAUP Free Folder Hider program on Windows.