FDL filename suffix is mostly used for Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. Corel Paradox Secondary Index specification was created by Corel Corporation. FDL file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. FDL file format, along with 359 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The most popular program for handling FDL files is Corel Paradox, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theCorel Paradox software, but also about FDL and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle FDL files are as follows. Files with FDL 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.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FDL files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with FDL 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.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening FDL files is that no program that can handle FDL files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Corel Paradox or different compatible program, such as WordPerfect Office. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Corel Paradox website and download the installer.
You still cannot access FDL files although Corel Paradox 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 Corel Paradox installed, it may not support FDL format. The latest version of Corel Paradox should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate FDL files with latest version of Corel Paradox you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
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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 FDL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the FDL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the FDL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the FDL file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If the FDL 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 FDL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support FDL files. Close all running programs and try opening the FDL file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Corel Paradox Secondary Index file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle FDL files.
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