K14 is a file extension commonly associated with DataFlex Index files. The Database Managers, Inc. defined the DataFlex Index format standard. Files with K14 extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux platform. Files with K14 extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 363 various file formats. The software recommended for managing K14 files is DataFlex. DataFlex software was developed by The Database Managers, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about K14 files or the DataFlex software program.
The following listing features K14-compatible programs. Files with K14 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with K14 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with K14 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 K14 files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports K14 files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install DataFlex. 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 DataFlex website and download the installer.
If you already have DataFlex installed on your systems and K14 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of DataFlex installed, it may not support K14 format. The most recent version of DataFlex is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing DataFlex (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open K14 files. 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
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the K14 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the K14 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the K14 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the K14 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic K14 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 K14 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the DataFlex Index file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open K14 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DataFlex Index files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with K14 files affecting older versions of given software.
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