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Do you have difficulty in opening your files? We can help you open, view and play your files. When computer users do not install proper software, they can not open certain files. Even they install the software, sometimes they can not open the file, as the software is not the latest version. OpenFileGuide.com not only provides you with the methods to open your files, but also the detailed description of the extension of file you are trying to open. In case you receive a file from your colleagues and friends with an unknown file extension and you do no have any idea how to open it, you can type in the file extension in the search box at the top of the website.

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The Definition of File Extension

A file extension is also known as a filename extension that is the portion at the end of a file name. It's often a three or more letters combination seperated by a "." from a file name. For instance, we can know that the file "book.pdf" is a Portalbe Document Format according to the ".pdf" file. PDF is a well-known file extension that is basically a document file. File extension reveals the encoding convention the content of the file. Different programs are needed to open different types of files based on their file types. Then the Operating System registers the information about file type associations and the programs that are need to open the files in system registry. As a result, you can double click the file and view, open and play the file. Your Operating System will open the file according to the registered and associated file extension and installed programs.

For example, when you try to open a music file, your system will open the player that you configure to open the music files. You only have problem opening the file when there is no association with certain program or the program is not installed. So your Windows can't open the file.

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How to Open a File of Unknown Type?

Usually, your Operating System has adequate program to open most of files. It's very common that your Windows can't open a file, because the technology develops rapidly. There are many possibilities that result in "Windows can't open the file". You need to make sure the program needed to open the file is properly installed, the file type is associated with the program, and the file is corrupted or infected and so on. It's certainly a waste of time and energy to figure out the exact cause. If you do not have sufficient computer knowledge, it's certainly a pain in the neck to open the files no matter it's a known or unknown file.

Therefore, if you have difficulty in opening your files (known or unknown), OpenFileGuide.com is the righe place to help you open your file.

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