DX File Extension

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DEC WPS Plus Format
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What is DX file?

Full format name of files that use DX extension is DEC WPS Plus Format. DX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DX file format, along with 237 other file formats, belongs to the Text Files category. The software recommended for managing DX files is WPS Plus.

Programs which support DX file extension

Programs that can handle DX files are as follows. DX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DX file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DX extension?

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

Step 1. Download and install WPS Plus

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DX files is that no program that can handle DX files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WPS Plus. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WPS Plus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update WPS Plus to the latest version

You still cannot access DX files although WPS Plus 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. This can be one of the causes why DX files are not compatible with WPS Plus. The most recent version of WPS Plus is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DX files to WPS Plus

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DX 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 WPS Plus installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DX files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DX extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select WPS Plus and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DX extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the DX is not faulty

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 DX file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The DX may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the DX 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. DX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with DX extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the DX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with DX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DEC WPS Plus Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WPS Plus

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

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 DEC WPS Plus Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DX files.

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