CURRENT is a file extension commonly associated with WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database files. WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database format was developed by WhatsApp Inc.. CURRENT files are supported by software applications available for devices running , Android, Blackberry mobile phones and devices:, iOS, Windows Phone. Files with CURRENT extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 358 various file formats. The most popular program for handling CURRENT files is WhatsApp for iPhone, but users can choose among 4 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of WhatsApp Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theWhatsApp for iPhone software, but also about CURRENT and other supported file formats.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with CURRENT files, divided into 5 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with CURRENT 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.
Being unable to open files with CURRENT extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with CURRENT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports CURRENT files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install WhatsApp for iPhone or one to the listed programs: WhatsApp for Android, WhatsApp Phone, WhatsApp for Blackberry. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading WhatsApp for iPhone installed is by going to developer’s website (WhatsApp Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access CURRENT files although WhatsApp for iPhone is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that WhatsApp for iPhone cannot handle files with CURRENT may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using WhatsApp for iPhone.
If you have the latest version of WhatsApp for iPhone installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage CURRENT 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
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the CURRENT file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the CURRENT file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the CURRENT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the CURRENT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the CURRENT 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. It could happen the the download process of file with CURRENT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support CURRENT files. Close all running programs and try opening the CURRENT file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with CURRENT files affecting older versions of given software.
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