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FXD File Extension

FoxPro FoxDoc Support
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
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What is FXD file?

Full format name of files that use FXD extension is FoxPro FoxDoc Support. FoxPro FoxDoc Support format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. FXD files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. FXD file format, along with 5928 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing FXD files is Visual FoxPro. Visual FoxPro software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about FXD files or the Visual FoxPro software program.

Programs which support FXD file extension

The following listing features FXD-compatible programs. Files with FXD 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 FXD file

How to open file with FXD extension?

Problems with accessing FXD may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with FXD files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with FXD files.

Step 1. Install Visual FoxPro software

Install software to open FXD file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FXD files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Visual FoxPro. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support FXD files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Visual FoxPro installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Visual FoxPro and update if needed

Update software that support file extension FXDIf you already have Visual FoxPro installed on your systems and FXD 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. If you have an older version of Visual FoxPro installed, it may not support FXD format. The most recent version of Visual FoxPro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Visual FoxPro to FXD files

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

Associate software with FXD file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the FXD file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Visual FoxPro is installed, check the Always use this app to open FXD files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with FXD file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the FXD file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with FXD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the FXD file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the FXD file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check FXD file for viruses
1. Verify that the FXD in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FXD file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. FXD file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic FXD 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. If the FXD file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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

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 FoxPro FoxDoc Support file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Visual FoxPro

If the systems has insufficient resources to open FXD 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 FoxPro FoxDoc Support files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FXD files affecting older versions of given software.

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