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010 File Extension

Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10)
  • Developer
    Igor Pavlov
  • Category
    Archive Files
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What is 010 file?

010 is a file extension commonly associated with Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10) files. Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10) specification was created by Igor Pavlov. 010 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. 010 file format, along with 619 other file formats, belongs to the Archive Files category. Users are advised to use 7-Zip software for managing 010 files, although 9 other programs can also handle this type of file. 7-Zip software was developed by Igor Pavlov, and on its official website you may find more information about 010 files or the 7-Zip software program.

Programs which support 010 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open 010 files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with 010 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support 010 file

How to open file with 010 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening 010 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10) files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the 7-Zip

Install software to open 010 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening 010 files is that no program that can handle 010 files is installed on user’s system. 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 010 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading 7-Zip installed is by going to developer’s website (Igor Pavlov) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of 7-Zip and update if needed

Update software that support file extension 010If you already have 7-Zip installed on your systems and 010 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 010 files are not compatible with 7-Zip. The most recent version of 7-Zip is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10) files with 7-Zip

If you have the latest version of 7-Zip installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage 010 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with 010 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the 010 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • 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 010 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with 010 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the 010 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select 7-Zip and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with 010 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the 010 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the 010 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check 010 file for viruses
1. Verify that the 010 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the 010 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the 010 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. 010 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with 010 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic 010 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. If the 010 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system 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 10) file.

4. Check whether your system can handle 7-Zip

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support 010 files. Close all running programs and try opening the 010 file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 10) files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle 010 files.

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