IRD File Extension

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Microsoft Money Temporary
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    Microsoft Corporation
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What is IRD file?

IRD is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft Money Temporary files. Microsoft Money Temporary format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with IRD extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IRD file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4212 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports IRD files is Microsoft Money. Software named Microsoft Money was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and IRD files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support IRD file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support IRD files. Files with IRD extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support IRD file

How to open file with IRD extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening IRD files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with IRD files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Microsoft Money

Problems with opening and working with IRD files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IRD files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Money developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IRD files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Money installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Microsoft Money and update if needed

If the problems with opening IRD files still occur even after installing Microsoft Money, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Money is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why IRD files are not compatible with Microsoft Money. The latest version of Microsoft Money should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Microsoft Money to IRD files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the IRD file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Money is installed, check the Always use this app to open IRD 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 IRD file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Microsoft Money and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IRD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the IRD is not faulty

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IRD file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the IRD file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the IRD file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic IRD file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with IRD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Microsoft Money Temporary file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Money

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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