DCO File Extension

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DisCryptor Encrypted Archive
  • Developer
    COSECT, Ltd.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4 (1 votes)

What is DCO file?

DCO filename suffix is mostly used for DisCryptor Encrypted Archive files. COSECT, Ltd. defined the DisCryptor Encrypted Archive format standard. DCO file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DCO file format, along with 206 other file formats, belongs to the Encoded Files category. DisCryptor ENTERPRISE supports DCO files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. On the official website of COSECT, Ltd. developer not only will you find detailed information about theDisCryptor ENTERPRISE software, but also about DCO and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DCO file extension

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

How to open file with DCO extension?

Problems with accessing DCO may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with DCO 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. Install DisCryptor ENTERPRISE software

Problems with opening and working with DCO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DCO files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install DisCryptor ENTERPRISE or one to the listed programs: DisCryptor PERSONAL, DisCryptor FREE. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DisCryptor ENTERPRISE website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of DisCryptor ENTERPRISE and update if needed

You still cannot access DCO files although DisCryptor ENTERPRISE is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 DCO files are not compatible with DisCryptor ENTERPRISE. The most recent version of DisCryptor ENTERPRISE is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DCO files to DisCryptor ENTERPRISE

If you have the latest version of DisCryptor ENTERPRISE installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DCO 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 DCO file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where DisCryptor ENTERPRISE is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DCO files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DCO extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DCO extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DCO for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DCO file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the DCO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the DCO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic DCO file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with DCO extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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.

4. Check whether your system can handle DisCryptor ENTERPRISE

If the systems has insufficient resources to open DCO files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DisCryptor Encrypted Archive 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 DCO files.

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