DB7 File Extension

DB7 file icon
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Game
  • Developer
    GSC Game World
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is DB7 file?

Full format name of files that use DB7 extension is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Game. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Game format was developed by GSC Game World. Files with DB7 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DB7 file format, along with 1248 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor supports DB7 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support DB7 file extension

The following listing features DB7-compatible programs. Files with DB7 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 DB7 file

How to open file with DB7 extension?

Being unable to open files with DB7 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DB7 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DB7 files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor or one to the listed programs: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DB7 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor

You still cannot access DB7 files although S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor 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 The reason that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor cannot handle files with DB7 may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor to DB7 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DB7 files with latest version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DB7 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DB7 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DB7 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DB7 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the DB7 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DB7 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The DB7 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the DB7 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DB7 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. DB7 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the DB7 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic DB7 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 DB7 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Game file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DB7 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Game file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DB7 files affecting older versions of given software.

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