Files with the 002 extension are generated by various archiving and compression tools. In case of this extension, it concerns an archive comprised of a single or multiple files divided into volumes – the 002 ending refers to the second following volume, which is an element of the whole archive.
In order to extract files archived in a segment marked as 002, all other volumes are required.
Due to this type of archiving, managing large files is substantially easier, because smaller files can be freely copied onto data carriers or sent via email.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open 002 files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with 002 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with 002 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with 002 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with 002 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with 002 files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select StuffIt Deluxe or one of the recommended programs (for example, 7-Zip, WinRAR, HJSplit) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support 002 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit StuffIt Deluxe website and download the installer.
If you already have StuffIt Deluxe installed on your systems and 002 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why 002 files are not compatible with StuffIt Deluxe. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using StuffIt Deluxe.
If you have the latest version of StuffIt Deluxe installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage 002 on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the 002 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the 002 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the 002 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the 002 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic 002 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with 002 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 2) file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support 002 files. Close all running programs and try opening the 002 file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 2) files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the 002 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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