I01 File Extension

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DVD Shrink Part 2 Format

What is I01 file?

I01 is a file extension commonly associated with DVD Shrink Part 2 Format files. DVD Shrink defined the DVD Shrink Part 2 Format format standard. I01 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. I01 file belongs to the Disk Image Files category just like 197 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use DVD Shrink software for managing I01 files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support I01 file extension

The following listing features I01-compatible programs. Files with I01 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 I01 file

How to open file with I01 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening I01 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with I01 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 DVD Shrink

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports I01 files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install DVD Shrink or one to the listed programs: DAEMON Tools, Alcohol 120%, DVD Decrypter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support I01 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 DVD Shrink website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update DVD Shrink to the latest version

If the problems with opening I01 files still occur even after installing DVD Shrink, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of DVD Shrink is available. 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 DVD Shrink installed, it may not support I01 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 DVD Shrink.

Step 3. Associate DVD Shrink Part 2 Format files with DVD Shrink

After installing DVD Shrink (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open I01 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the I01 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where DVD Shrink is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open I01 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the I01 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with I01 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the I01 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the I01 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the I01 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the I01 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the I01 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. I01 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with I01 extension is complete and error-free

If the I01 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 I01 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DVD Shrink Part 2 Format file again.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support I01 files. Close all running programs and try opening the I01 file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DVD Shrink Part 2 Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with I01 files affecting older versions of given software.

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