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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open INETLOC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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