DISKCOPY42 File Extension

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Apple Disk Copy 4.2 Disk Image
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    Apple, Inc.
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What is DISKCOPY42 file?

DISKCOPY42 is a file extension commonly associated with Apple Disk Copy 4.2 Disk Image files. Apple, Inc. defined the Apple Disk Copy 4.2 Disk Image format standard. Files with DISKCOPY42 extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS platform. DISKCOPY42 file format, along with 195 other file formats, belongs to the Disk Image Files category. The software recommended for managing DISKCOPY42 files is Mac OS X. Software named Mac OS X was created by Apple, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DISKCOPY42 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DISKCOPY42 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DISKCOPY42 files. Files with DISKCOPY42 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 DISKCOPY42 file


How to open file with DISKCOPY42 extension?

Problems with accessing DISKCOPY42 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DISKCOPY42 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 DISKCOPY42 files.

Step 1. Get the Mac OS X

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DISKCOPY42 files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Mac OS X developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Mac OS X installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Apple, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Mac OS X to the latest version

If the problems with opening DISKCOPY42 files still occur even after installing Mac OS X, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Mac OS X 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 DISKCOPY42 files are not compatible with Mac OS X. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Mac OS X.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DISKCOPY42 files to Mac OS X

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DISKCOPY42 files with latest version of Mac OS X 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DISKCOPY42 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Mac OS X installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DISKCOPY42 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DISKCOPY42 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Mac OS X and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with DISKCOPY42 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the DISKCOPY42 for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DISKCOPY42 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the DISKCOPY42 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DISKCOPY42 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 DISKCOPY42 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with DISKCOPY42 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic DISKCOPY42 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. It could happen the the download process of file with DISKCOPY42 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.

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

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Mac OS X

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support DISKCOPY42 files. Close all running programs and try opening the DISKCOPY42 file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Apple Disk Copy 4.2 Disk Image files. It may be the case that the DISKCOPY42 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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