FP_FOLDER_INFO filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft SharePoint Data Format files. Files with FP_FOLDER_INFO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with FP_FOLDER_INFO extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4896 various file formats. Microsoft SharePoint Workspace supports FP_FOLDER_INFO files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Microsoft SharePoint Workspace software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about FP_FOLDER_INFO files or the Microsoft SharePoint Workspace software program.
Below is a table that list programs that support FP_FOLDER_INFO files. FP_FOLDER_INFO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FP_FOLDER_INFO files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with FP_FOLDER_INFO 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 FP_FOLDER_INFO files is that no program that can handle FP_FOLDER_INFO files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Microsoft SharePoint Workspace or different compatible program, such as Microsoft SharePoint Server. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Microsoft SharePoint Workspace installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have Microsoft SharePoint Workspace installed on your systems and FP_FOLDER_INFO files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Microsoft SharePoint Workspace cannot handle files with FP_FOLDER_INFO may be that the software is outdated.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 Microsoft SharePoint Workspace.
If you have the latest version of Microsoft SharePoint Workspace installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FP_FOLDER_INFO on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 FP_FOLDER_INFO file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FP_FOLDER_INFO file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. FP_FOLDER_INFO file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the FP_FOLDER_INFO 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. If the FP_FOLDER_INFO file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Microsoft SharePoint Data Format file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with FP_FOLDER_INFO extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Microsoft SharePoint Data Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FP_FOLDER_INFO files affecting older versions of given software.
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