DMPX File Extension

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ORACLE Dump Data Format

What is DMPX file?

DMPX is a file extension commonly associated with ORACLE Dump Data Format files. Files with DMPX extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DMPX file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5741 other filename extensions listed in our database. Oracle Database is by far the most used program for working with DMPX files. On the official website of Oracle Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theOracle Database software, but also about DMPX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DMPX file extension

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

Updated: 11/26/2020

How to open file with DMPX extension?

Problems with accessing DMPX may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ORACLE Dump Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Oracle Database software

Install software to open DMPX file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DMPX files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Oracle Database developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Oracle Database installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Oracle Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Oracle Database

Update software that support file extension DMPXIf the problems with opening DMPX files still occur even after installing Oracle Database, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Oracle Database is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Oracle Database installed, it may not support DMPX format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Oracle Database.

Step 3. Associate ORACLE Dump Data Format files with Oracle Database

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DMPX files with latest version of Oracle Database you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with DMPX file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DMPX file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Oracle Database installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DMPX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with DMPX file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DMPX file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DMPX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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

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

Should it happed that the DMPX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DMPX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DMPX 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 DMPX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 ORACLE Dump Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Oracle Database

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ORACLE Dump Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the DMPX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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