I02 is a file extension commonly associated with DVD Shrink Part 3 Format files. DVD Shrink defined the DVD Shrink Part 3 Format format standard. I02 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. I02 file belongs to the Disk Image Files category just like 195 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use DVD Shrink software for managing I02 files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file.
The following listing features I02-compatible programs. I02 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening I02 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with I02 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.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports I02 files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select DVD Shrink or one of the recommended programs (for example, DAEMON Tools, Alcohol 120%, DVD Decrypter) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. 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.
If you already have DVD Shrink installed on your systems and I02 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. The reason that DVD Shrink cannot handle files with I02 may be that the software is outdated. 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.
If you have the latest version of DVD Shrink installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage I02 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.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the I02 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 I02 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the I02 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the I02 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 I02 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with I02 extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DVD Shrink Part 3 Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle I02 files.
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