DRSCAN File Extension

DRSCAN file icon
Data Rescue Scans Format
  • Developer
    Prosoft Engineering
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is DRSCAN file?

DRSCAN is a file extension commonly associated with Data Rescue Scans Format files. Data Rescue Scans Format format was developed by Prosoft Engineering. DRSCAN files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. DRSCAN file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Data Rescue is by far the most used program for working with DRSCAN files. On the official website of Prosoft Engineering developer not only will you find detailed information about theData Rescue software, but also about DRSCAN and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DRSCAN file extension

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

How to open file with DRSCAN extension?

Being unable to open files with DRSCAN extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Data Rescue Scans Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DRSCAN files.

Step 1. Download and install Data Rescue

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DRSCAN files is that no program that can handle DRSCAN files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Data Rescue and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DRSCAN files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Data Rescue website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Data Rescue to the latest version

If the problems with opening DRSCAN files still occur even after installing Data Rescue, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Data Rescue is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Data Rescue cannot handle files with DRSCAN may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Data Rescue is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Data Rescue Scans Format files with Data Rescue

If you have the latest version of Data Rescue installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DRSCAN 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 DRSCAN 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 Data Rescue installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DRSCAN files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DRSCAN extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Data Rescue and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DRSCAN extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the DRSCAN for errors

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

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

Should it happed that the DRSCAN 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. DRSCAN file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DRSCAN 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 DRSCAN file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Data Rescue Scans Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Data Rescue

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Data Rescue Scans Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DRSCAN files affecting older versions of given software.

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