HDB File Extension

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HansaWorld Database Format

What is HDB file?

HDB is a file extension commonly associated with HansaWorld Database Format files. HansaWorld Database Format specification was created by HansaWorld. Files with HDB extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS platform. HDB file belongs to the Database Files category just like 348 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use HansaWorld Enterprise software for managing HDB files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. HansaWorld Enterprise software was developed by HansaWorld, and on its official website you may find more information about HDB files or the HansaWorld Enterprise software program.

Programs which support HDB file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with HDB files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with HDB 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 HDB file

How to open file with HDB extension?

Being unable to open files with HDB extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with HDB 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. Install HansaWorld Enterprise software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening HDB files is that no program that can handle HDB files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install HansaWorld Enterprise. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download HansaWorld Enterprise installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit HansaWorld website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of HansaWorld Enterprise

If you already have HansaWorld Enterprise installed on your systems and HDB 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. If you have an older version of HansaWorld Enterprise installed, it may not support HDB 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 HansaWorld Enterprise.

Step 3. Associate HansaWorld Database Format files with HansaWorld Enterprise

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the HDB file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where HansaWorld Enterprise is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open HDB files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the HDB file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the HDB file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the HDB is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. HDB file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the HDB 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. It could happen the the download process of file with HDB 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle HansaWorld Enterprise

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support HDB files. Close all running programs and try opening the HDB 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 HansaWorld Database Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle HDB files.

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