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D2S File Extension

Diablo 2 Save Format
  • Developer
    Blizzard Entertainment
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What is D2S file?

D2S is a file extension commonly associated with Diablo 2 Save Format files. Blizzard Entertainment defined the Diablo 2 Save Format format standard. Files with D2S extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. D2S file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1509 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling D2S files is Diablo II, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theDiablo II software, but also about D2S and other supported file formats.

Programs which support D2S file extension

Programs that can handle D2S files are as follows. D2S files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support D2S file

How to open file with D2S extension?

Being unable to open files with D2S extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Diablo 2 Save Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with D2S files.

Step 1. Install Diablo II software

Install software to open D2S file Problems with opening and working with D2S files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with D2S files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Diablo II or one to the listed programs: Hero Editor. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Diablo II installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Diablo II to the latest version

Update software that support file extension D2SYou still cannot access D2S files although Diablo II 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. This can be one of the causes why D2S files are not compatible with Diablo II. The most recent version of Diablo II is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Diablo 2 Save Format files with Diablo II

After installing Diablo II (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open D2S files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with D2S file on Windows

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 D2S 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 Diablo II is installed, check the Always use this app to open D2S files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with D2S file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with D2S extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with D2S extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the D2S is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the D2S file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check D2S file for viruses
1. Check the D2S file for viruses or malware

If the D2S 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 D2S file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the D2S file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with D2S extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Diablo II

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support D2S files. Close all running programs and try opening the D2S file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Diablo 2 Save Format file. It may be the case that the D2S files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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