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097 File Extension

Compressed Archive
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    4 (1 votes)

What is 097 file?

097 filename suffix is mostly used for Compressed Archive files. Files with 097 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with 097 extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. The most popular software that supports 097 files is WinRAR. Software named WinRAR was created by win.rar GmbH. In order to find more detailed information on the software and 097 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support 097 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support 097 files. Files with 097 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 097 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with 097 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening 097 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with 097 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with 097 files.

Step 1. Download and install WinRAR

Install software to open 097 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening 097 files is that no program that can handle 097 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WinRAR. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WinRAR website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update WinRAR to the latest version

Update software that support file extension 097If the problems with opening 097 files still occur even after installing WinRAR, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WinRAR is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of WinRAR installed, it may not support 097 format. The latest version of WinRAR should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open 097 files to WinRAR

If you have the latest version of WinRAR installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage 097 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with 097 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the 097 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the WinRAR installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open 097 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with 097 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with 097 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with 097 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the 097 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the 097 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check 097 file for viruses
1. Check the 097 file for viruses or malware

If the 097 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the 097 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with 097 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the 097 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 097 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Compressed Archive file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open WinRAR

If the systems has insufficient resources to open 097 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compressed Archive files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with 097 files affecting older versions of given software.

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