DUP2 File Extension

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Samsung Kies Duplicate Media
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    Samsung Group
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What is DUP2 file?

DUP2 filename suffix is mostly used for Samsung Kies Duplicate Media files. Samsung Group defined the Samsung Kies Duplicate Media format standard. Files with DUP2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Android, Windows platform. Files with DUP2 extension are categorized as Various Files files. The Various Files subset comprises 3591 various file formats. Samsung Kies supports DUP2 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Samsung Group developer not only will you find detailed information about theSamsung Kies software, but also about DUP2 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DUP2 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open DUP2 files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with DUP2 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 DUP2 file

How to open file with DUP2 extension?

Problems with accessing DUP2 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Samsung Kies Duplicate Media 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. Download and install Samsung Kies

Problems with opening and working with DUP2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DUP2 files being present on your machine. 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. If you want to download Samsung Kies installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Samsung Group website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Samsung Kies and update if needed

You still cannot access DUP2 files although Samsung Kies is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Samsung Kies installed, it may not support DUP2 format. The latest version of Samsung Kies should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

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

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DUP2 files with latest version of Samsung Kies 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DUP2 file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Samsung Kies is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DUP2 files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DUP2 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 DUP2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the DUP2 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DUP2 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the DUP2 file for viruses or malware

If the DUP2 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DUP2 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the DUP2 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the DUP2 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the DUP2 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Samsung Kies Duplicate Media file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Samsung Kies

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DUP2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Samsung Kies Duplicate Media file. It may be the case that the DUP2 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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