12A File Extension

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Microsoft Windows
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
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What is 12A file?

12A filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Windows files. Microsoft Windows specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. Files with 12A extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with 12A extension are categorized as Various Files files. The Various Files subset comprises 3591 various file formats. The software recommended for managing 12A files is Microsoft Windows. Software named Microsoft Windows was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and 12A files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support 12A file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support 12A files. Files with 12A 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 12A file

How to open file with 12A extension?

Problems with accessing 12A may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Windows 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. Download and install Microsoft Windows

Problems with opening and working with 12A files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with 12A files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Microsoft Windows and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Windows installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Microsoft Windows to the latest version

You still cannot access 12A files although Microsoft Windows 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. If you have an older version of Microsoft Windows installed, it may not support 12A format. The most recent version of Microsoft Windows is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft Windows files with Microsoft Windows

After installing Microsoft Windows (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open 12A files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the 12A with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Windows is installed, check the Always use this app to open 12A files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the 12A file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Microsoft Windows and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with 12A extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the 12A file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the 12A file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the 12A file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the 12A file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the 12A file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic 12A file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with 12A extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Microsoft Windows file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Windows

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with 12A extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Windows files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle 12A files.

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