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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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