.DISABLED File Extension

File Type 1

Spybot - Search & Destroy Disabled File

Developer Safer Networking
2.7  |  6 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format N/A

What is a DISABLED file?

Disabled application or link created by Spybot - Search & Destroy, a program used for removing spyware from Windows computers; adds the ".disabled" file extension to a malicious program so that it cannot be run natively in Windows (e.g., program.exe becomes program.exe.disabled).

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Programs that open DISABLED files

Updated April 4, 2012
File Type 2

Disabled Minecraft Mod

Developer N/A
2.0  |  1 Vote
Category Game Files
Format Zip

What is a DISABLED file?

A DISABLED file is a Minecraft mod file that has been disabled. It typically has the extension .jar.disabled. You can re-enable a DISABLED Minecraft mod file by removing .disabled from its file name.

More Information

Many Minecraft Java Edition players install mods that add additional features and functionality to the game. Players may install and manage these mods, which are saved as .JAR files, using Forge, Fabric, or MultiMC. Typically, mods are stored in the following directory:


If a player wants to disable a previously-installed Minecraft mod, one of the easiest ways to do so is by changing the file's extension so Minecraft does not recognize the file as a valid mod file. Most often, players and mod management applications disable mods by adding the .disabled extension to the end of the mod's file name. For example, if a player disables a mod using MultiMC, the program automatically appends .disabled to that mod's file name.

How to open a DISABLED file

You can open a DISABLED Minecraft mod file as you would the normal .JAR version of the mod. To re-enable a DISABLED Minecraft mod, remove the .disabled extension from the file's name.

Programs that open DISABLED files

Updated November 9, 2021

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