D01 File Extension

D01 file icon
VirtualDrive Disc Image Part 2 Format
  • Developer
    FarStone Technology
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is D01 file?

D01 filename suffix is mostly used for VirtualDrive Disc Image Part 2 Format files. VirtualDrive Disc Image Part 2 Format specification was created by FarStone Technology. D01 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. D01 file belongs to the Disk Image Files category just like 195 other filename extensions listed in our database. VirtualDrive is by far the most used program for working with D01 files. On the official website of FarStone Technology, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theVirtualDrive software, but also about D01 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support D01 file extension

Programs that can handle D01 files are as follows. Files with D01 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 D01 file

How to open file with D01 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening D01 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with D01 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the VirtualDrive

Problems with opening and working with D01 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with D01 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install VirtualDrive. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading VirtualDrive installed is by going to developer’s website (FarStone Technology, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update VirtualDrive to the latest version

If the problems with opening D01 files still occur even after installing VirtualDrive, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of VirtualDrive is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of VirtualDrive installed, it may not support D01 format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using VirtualDrive.

Step 3. Set the default application to open D01 files to VirtualDrive

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate D01 files with latest version of VirtualDrive you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the D01 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where VirtualDrive is installed, check the Always use this app to open D01 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the D01 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select VirtualDrive and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with D01 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the D01 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the D01 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the D01 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the D01 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the D01 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the D01 file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the D01 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 D01 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the VirtualDrive Disc Image Part 2 Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle VirtualDrive

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with D01 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with VirtualDrive Disc Image Part 2 Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle D01 files.

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