K9 File Extension

K9 file icon
DataFlex Index
  • Developer
    The Database Managers, Inc.
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is K9 file?

Full format name of files that use K9 extension is DataFlex Index. The Database Managers, Inc. defined the DataFlex Index format standard. Files with K9 extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux platform. K9 file format, along with 341 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The software recommended for managing K9 files is DataFlex. On the official website of The Database Managers, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theDataFlex software, but also about K9 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support K9 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support K9 files. Files with K9 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 K9 file

How to open file with K9 extension?

Problems with accessing K9 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with K9 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with K9 files.

Step 1. Download and install DataFlex

Problems with opening and working with K9 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with K9 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install DataFlex. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading DataFlex installed is by going to developer’s website (The Database Managers, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DataFlex

You still cannot access K9 files although DataFlex is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 K9 format. The most recent version of DataFlex is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign DataFlex to K9 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate K9 files with latest version of DataFlex you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the K9 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 DataFlex is installed, check the Always use this app to open K9 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 K9 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with K9 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the K9 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the K9 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the K9 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the K9 file hinders attempts to open it. 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 K9 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with K9 extension is complete and error-free

If the K9 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. It could happen the the download process of file with K9 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with K9 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DataFlex Index file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle K9 files.

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