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DWK File Extension

DADiSP Worksheet
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    DSP Development Corporation
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What is DWK file?

Full format name of files that use DWK extension is DADiSP Worksheet. DSP Development Corporation defined the DADiSP Worksheet format standard. DWK files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with DWK extension are categorized as Spreadsheet Files files. The Spreadsheet Files subset comprises 100 various file formats. The software recommended for managing DWK files is DADiSP. Software named DADiSP was created by DSP Development Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DWK files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DWK file extension

The following listing features DWK-compatible programs. Files with DWK 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 DWK file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DWK extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DWK files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with DWK files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install DADiSP

Install software to open DWK file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DWK files is that no program that can handle DWK files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DADiSP and install it on your device. 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 DADiSP installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit DSP Development Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DADiSP

Update software that support file extension DWKYou still cannot access DWK files although DADiSP 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. The reason that DADiSP cannot handle files with DWK 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 DADiSP.

Step 3. Assign DADiSP to DWK files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DWK files with latest version of DADiSP you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with DWK file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DWK with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • 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 DADiSP is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DWK files and clicking OK.
Associate software with DWK file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DWK file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select DADiSP and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DWK extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the DWK for errors

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

Check DWK file for viruses
1. Verify that the DWK in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DWK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DWK file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the DWK file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the DWK file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 DWK 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 DADiSP Worksheet file.

4. Check whether your system can handle DADiSP

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

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 DADiSP Worksheet file. It may be the case that the DWK files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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