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HCB File Extension

HyperOS Compressed Backup
  • Developer
    HyperOs Systems
  • Category
    Archive Files
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What is HCB file?

HCB is a file extension commonly associated with HyperOS Compressed Backup files. HyperOs Systems defined the HyperOS Compressed Backup format standard. HCB file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. HCB file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports HCB files is HyperOS. Software named HyperOS was created by HyperOs Systems. In order to find more detailed information on the software and HCB files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support HCB file extension

Programs that can handle HCB files are as follows. Files with HCB suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support HCB file

Windows Windows

How to open file with HCB extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening HCB files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with HCB extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install HyperOS software

Install software to open HCB file Problems with opening and working with HCB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with HCB files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the HyperOS developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit HyperOS website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update HyperOS to the latest version

Update software that support file extension HCBIf the problems with opening HCB files still occur even after installing HyperOS, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of HyperOS is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why HCB files are not compatible with HyperOS. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using HyperOS.

Step 3. Set the default application to open HCB files to HyperOS

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

Associate software with HCB 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 HCB file
  • 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 HyperOS installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open HCB files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with HCB file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected HCB file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select HyperOS and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with HCB extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the HCB for errors

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

Check HCB file for viruses
1. Check the HCB file for viruses or malware

If the HCB is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the HCB file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic HCB 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. It could happen the the download process of file with HCB extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the HyperOS Compressed Backup file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle HyperOS

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with HyperOS Compressed Backup files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle HCB files.

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