KDE filename suffix is mostly used for KryptoStorage Container Format files. KryptoStorage Container Format specification was created by Kaspersky Labs. KDE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with KDE extension are categorized as Encoded Files files. The Encoded Files subset comprises 212 various file formats. Kaspersky KryptoStorage is by far the most used program for working with KDE files.
Below is a table that list programs that support KDE files. KDE 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 KDE extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with KDE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with KDE files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with KDE files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Kaspersky KryptoStorage developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Kaspersky KryptoStorage installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access KDE files although Kaspersky KryptoStorage is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Kaspersky KryptoStorage cannot handle files with KDE may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Kaspersky KryptoStorage is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate KDE files with latest version of Kaspersky KryptoStorage you have installed on your device. 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 KDE file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the KDE is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing 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 KDE file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the KDE 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 KDE extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the KryptoStorage Container Format file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with KDE extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with KryptoStorage Container Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with KDE files affecting older versions of given software.
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