GZA File Extension

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IZArc BGA Archive Format
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What is GZA file?

Full format name of files that use GZA extension is IZArc BGA Archive Format. GZA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. GZA file belongs to the Compressed Files category just like 189 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use IZArc software for managing GZA files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. IZArc software was developed by Ivan Zahariev, and on its official website you may find more information about GZA files or the IZArc software program.

Programs which support GZA file extension

Programs that can handle GZA files are as follows. GZA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support GZA file

How to open file with GZA extension?

Problems with accessing GZA may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with GZA extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install IZArc

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening GZA files is that no program that can handle GZA files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install IZArc or one to the listed programs: ZipZag, QuickZip. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading IZArc installed is by going to developer’s website (Ivan Zahariev) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access GZA files although IZArc 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. If you have an older version of IZArc installed, it may not support GZA format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using IZArc.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GZA files to IZArc

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate GZA files with latest version of IZArc you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the GZA file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where IZArc is installed, check the Always use this app to open GZA files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the GZA file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GZA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the GZA 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 GZA file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the GZA in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GZA 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. GZA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the GZA 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. When downloading the file with GZA extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support GZA files. Close all running programs and try opening the GZA file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with IZArc BGA Archive Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GZA files.

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