DOTHTML File Extension

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Microsoft Word HTML Document Template
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    Microsoft
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    3 (1 votes)

What is DOTHTML file?

DOTHTML filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Word HTML Document Template files. Microsoft defined the Microsoft Word HTML Document Template format standard. Files with DOTHTML extension may be used by programs distributed for , Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with DOTHTML extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. Users are advised to use Microsoft Word software for managing DOTHTML files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Microsoft Word was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DOTHTML files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DOTHTML file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support DOTHTML files. Files with DOTHTML 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 DOTHTML file

How to open file with DOTHTML extension?

Being unable to open files with DOTHTML extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with DOTHTML files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DOTHTML files.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Word

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DOTHTML files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Microsoft Word or one of the recommended programs (for example, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Mobile) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Microsoft Word installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Word

If you already have Microsoft Word installed on your systems and DOTHTML files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Microsoft Word cannot handle files with DOTHTML may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Microsoft Word is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DOTHTML files to Microsoft Word

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DOTHTML files with latest version of Microsoft Word 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 DOTHTML 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 Microsoft Word is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DOTHTML files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DOTHTML file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Microsoft Word and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DOTHTML extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DOTHTML for errors

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

1. Check the DOTHTML file for viruses or malware

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

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

Did you receive the DOTHTML 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 DOTHTML 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 Microsoft Word HTML Document Template file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Microsoft Word

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

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 Microsoft Word HTML Document Template files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DOTHTML files.

Conversion of a DOTHTML file

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