INETLOC File Extension

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Internet Location

What is INETLOC file?

Full format name of files that use INETLOC extension is Internet Location. INETLOC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. INETLOC file format, along with 4324 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Users are advised to use Apple Finder software for managing INETLOC files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support INETLOC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support INETLOC files. INETLOC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support INETLOC file

How to open file with INETLOC extension?

Being unable to open files with INETLOC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with INETLOC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with INETLOC files.

Step 1. Get the Apple Finder

Problems with opening and working with INETLOC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with INETLOC files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Apple Finder or one to the listed programs: Safari, Mac OS X. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Apple Finder installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Apple Finder and update if needed

If you already have Apple Finder installed on your systems and INETLOC 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 Apple Finder installed, it may not support INETLOC format. The most recent version of Apple Finder is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Apple Finder to INETLOC files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the INETLOC with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Apple Finder is installed, check the Always use this app to open INETLOC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected INETLOC 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
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with INETLOC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the INETLOC file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the INETLOC file for viruses or malware

If the INETLOC 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 INETLOC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the INETLOC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 INETLOC extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Apple Finder

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Internet Location file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with INETLOC files affecting older versions of given software.

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