D82 File Extension

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Commodore Emulator
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What is D82 file?

D82 filename suffix is mostly used for Commodore Emulator files. Files with D82 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with D82 extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1248 various file formats. The most popular software that supports D82 files is VICE. Software named VICE was created by VICE. In order to find more detailed information on the software and D82 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support D82 file extension

The following listing features D82-compatible programs. Files with D82 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 D82 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with D82 extension?

Being unable to open files with D82 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with D82 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with D82 files.

Step 1. Download and install VICE

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening D82 files is that no program that can handle D82 files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download VICE and install it on your device. 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 VICE website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of VICE and update if needed

If the problems with opening D82 files still occur even after installing VICE, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of VICE is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why D82 files are not compatible with VICE. The latest version of VICE should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign VICE to D82 files

After installing VICE (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open D82 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the D82 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where VICE is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open D82 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with D82 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select VICE and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with D82 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the D82 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the D82 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The D82 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 D82 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the D82 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with D82 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the D82 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. It could happen the the download process of file with D82 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Commodore Emulator file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle VICE

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support D82 files. Close all running programs and try opening the D82 file.

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 Commodore Emulator files. It may be the case that the D82 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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