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GTO File Extension

Quicken Online Data
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    Intuit Inc.
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What is GTO file?

GTO is a file extension commonly associated with Quicken Online Data files. Quicken Online Data format was developed by Intuit Inc.. GTO file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. GTO file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular program for handling GTO files is Quicken , but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Quicken software was developed by Intuit Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about GTO files or the Quicken software program.

Programs which support GTO file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with GTO files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. GTO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support GTO file

How to open file with GTO extension?

Problems with accessing GTO may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with GTO 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.

Step 1. Install Quicken software

Install software to open GTO file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening GTO files is that no program that can handle GTO files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Quicken or one of the recommended programs (for example, Quicken Essentials) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GTO 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 Quicken website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Quicken to the latest version

Update software that support file extension GTOIf you already have Quicken installed on your systems and GTO files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Quicken cannot handle files with GTO may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Quicken should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Quicken Online Data files with Quicken

If you have the latest version of Quicken installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage GTO on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with GTO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the GTO 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
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Quicken installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open GTO files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with GTO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GTO extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 GTO extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the GTO for errors

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GTO 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. If the GTO file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the GTO file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with GTO extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 Quicken Online Data file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Quicken

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Quicken Online Data files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with GTO files affecting older versions of given software.

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