ILOCK File Extension

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  • Developer
    Michal L. Wright
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is ILOCK file?

Full format name of files that use ILOCK extension is IData. IData specification was created by Michal L. Wright. ILOCK file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. ILOCK file format, along with 4321 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing ILOCK files is iData. On the official website of Michal L. Wright developer not only will you find detailed information about theiData software, but also about ILOCK and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ILOCK file extension

Programs that can handle ILOCK files are as follows. ILOCK files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ILOCK file


How to open file with ILOCK extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ILOCK files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to IData files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ILOCK files.

Step 1. Install iData software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ILOCK files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install iData. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ILOCK 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 iData website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update iData to the latest version

If you already have iData installed on your systems and ILOCK 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 The reason that iData cannot handle files with ILOCK may be that the software is outdated.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 iData.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ILOCK files to iData

After installing iData (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ILOCK files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the ILOCK file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where iData is installed, check the Always use this app to open ILOCK files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the ILOCK for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ILOCK file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The ILOCK may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the ILOCK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the ILOCK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the ILOCK file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with ILOCK extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the IData file.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ILOCK files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 IData files. It may be the case that the ILOCK files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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