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004 File Extension

Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4)
  • Developer
    Igor Pavlov
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    2 (2 votes)

What is 004 file?

Full format name of files that use 004 extension is Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4). Igor Pavlov defined the Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4) format standard. 004 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. 004 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use 7-Zip software for managing 004 files, although 9 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named 7-Zip was created by Igor Pavlov. In order to find more detailed information on the software and 004 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support 004 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open 004 files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with 004 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support 004 file

How to open file with 004 extension?

Being unable to open files with 004 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4) files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with 004 files.

Step 1. Install 7-Zip software

Install software to open 004 file Problems with opening and working with 004 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with 004 files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select 7-Zip or one of the recommended programs (for example, PeaZip, WinRAR, ZipZag) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support 004 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download 7-Zip installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Igor Pavlov website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update 7-Zip to the latest version

Update software that support file extension 004You still cannot access 004 files although 7-Zip is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why 004 files are not compatible with 7-Zip. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using 7-Zip.

Step 3. Assign 7-Zip to 004 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate 004 files with latest version of 7-Zip you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with 004 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the 004 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where 7-Zip is installed, check the Always use this app to open 004 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with 004 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with 004 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with 004 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the 004 is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper 004 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check 004 file for viruses
1. Verify that the 004 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the 004 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the 004 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the 004 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the 004 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4) file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open 7-Zip

If the systems has insufficient resources to open 004 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 4) files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle 004 files.

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