EFXT File Extension

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Microsoft Office Theme
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
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What is EFXT file?

EFXT is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft Office Theme files. Microsoft Corporation defined the Microsoft Office Theme format standard. EFXT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EFXT file format, along with 1087 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. The most popular software that supports EFXT files is Microsoft Office. Software named Microsoft Office was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EFXT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EFXT file extension

The following listing features EFXT-compatible programs. Files with EFXT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support EFXT file

How to open file with EFXT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EFXT files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Office Theme 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. Get the Microsoft Office

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EFXT files is that no program that can handle EFXT files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Office. 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 Microsoft Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Microsoft Office and update if needed

If the problems with opening EFXT files still occur even after installing Microsoft Office, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Office is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Microsoft Office cannot handle files with EFXT may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Microsoft Office is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open EFXT files to Microsoft Office

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Office installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EFXT on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the EFXT file and choose 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 Microsoft Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EFXT 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 EFXT extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EFXT extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the EFXT is not faulty

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

1. Check the EFXT file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EFXT file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the EFXT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the EFXT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic EFXT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with EFXT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 Microsoft Office Theme file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Office

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Microsoft Office Theme file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EFXT files affecting older versions of given software.

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