EXA File Extension

EXA file icon
Examine32 Saved Search Paramaters
  • Developer
    Aquila Software
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    4 (3 votes)

What is EXA file?

Full format name of files that use EXA extension is Examine32 Saved Search Paramaters. Examine32 Saved Search Paramaters specification was created by Aquila Software. EXA files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. EXA file format, along with 1099 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. The software recommended for managing EXA files is Examine32. Examine32 software was developed by Aquila Software, and on its official website you may find more information about EXA files or the Examine32 software program.

Programs which support EXA file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EXA files. Files with EXA 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 EXA file

Windows Windows

How to open file with EXA extension?

Being unable to open files with EXA extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with EXA files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Examine32 software

Problems with opening and working with EXA files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EXA files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Examine32 and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EXA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Examine32 website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Examine32 and update if needed

You still cannot access EXA files although Examine32 is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Examine32 cannot handle files with EXA may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Examine32 should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Examine32 to EXA files

After installing Examine32 (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EXA files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the EXA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Examine32 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EXA files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EXA 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 Examine32 and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EXA extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the EXA for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EXA file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the EXA file for viruses or malware

If the EXA is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the EXA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the EXA file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic EXA 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 EXA extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 Examine32 Saved Search Paramaters file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Examine32

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EXA 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 Examine32 Saved Search Paramaters file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EXA files.

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