AGENT File Extension

AGENT file icon
Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data
  • Developer
    Forté Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.2 (5 votes)

What is AGENT file?

Full format name of files that use AGENT extension is Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data. Forté Inc. defined the Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data format standard. AGENT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. AGENT file format, along with 4217 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing AGENT files is Forte Agent. On the official website of Forté Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theForte Agent software, but also about AGENT and other supported file formats.

Programs which support AGENT file extension

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

How to open file with AGENT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening AGENT files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data 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 Forte Agent

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening AGENT files is that no program that can handle AGENT files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Forte Agent developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Forte Agent website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Forte Agent to the latest version

You still cannot access AGENT files although Forte Agent is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Forte Agent cannot handle files with AGENT may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Forte Agent should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open AGENT files to Forte Agent

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the AGENT file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Forte Agent is installed, check the Always use this app to open AGENT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected AGENT file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Forte Agent and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with AGENT extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the AGENT 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 AGENT file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The AGENT may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AGENT 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. AGENT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the AGENT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with AGENT extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Forte Agent

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Forte Agent And FreeAgent Data files. It may be the case that the AGENT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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