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DUP1 File Extension

Samsung Kies Duplicate Media
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    Samsung Group
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What is DUP1 file?

DUP1 filename suffix is mostly used for Samsung Kies Duplicate Media files. Samsung Kies Duplicate Media format was developed by Samsung Group. DUP1 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Android, Windows. DUP1 file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Samsung Kies supports DUP1 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named Samsung Kies was created by Samsung Group. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DUP1 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DUP1 file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support DUP1 files. Files with DUP1 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 DUP1 file

How to open file with DUP1 extension?

Being unable to open files with DUP1 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DUP1 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 DUP1 files.

Step 1. Install Samsung Kies software

Install software to open DUP1 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DUP1 files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Samsung Kies or one to the listed programs: Google Android. 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 Samsung Kies website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Samsung Kies

Update software that support file extension DUP1If you already have Samsung Kies installed on your systems and DUP1 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 Samsung Kies cannot handle files with DUP1 may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Samsung Kies.

Step 3. Associate Samsung Kies Duplicate Media files with Samsung Kies

If you have the latest version of Samsung Kies installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DUP1 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.

Associate software with DUP1 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DUP1 file
  • 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 Samsung Kies installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DUP1 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with DUP1 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DUP1 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 the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DUP1 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the DUP1 file is complete and free of 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 DUP1 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check DUP1 file for viruses
1. Check the DUP1 file for viruses or malware

If the DUP1 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DUP1 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the DUP1 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with DUP1 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access 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 Samsung Kies Duplicate Media file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Samsung Kies

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support DUP1 files. Close all running programs and try opening the DUP1 file.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Samsung Kies Duplicate Media 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 DUP1 files affecting older versions of given software.

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