MOSS File Extension

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Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML
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    AOL Inc.
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What is MOSS file?

Full format name of files that use MOSS extension is Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML. AOL Inc. defined the Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML format standard. MOSS files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. MOSS file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The most popular software that supports MOSS files is Netscape Navigator. Software named Netscape Navigator was created by AOL Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and MOSS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support MOSS file extension

Programs that can handle MOSS files are as follows. MOSS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support MOSS file

How to open file with MOSS extension?

Problems with accessing MOSS may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with MOSS files.

Step 1. Download and install Netscape Navigator

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening MOSS files is that no program that can handle MOSS files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Netscape Navigator. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MOSS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Netscape Navigator installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit AOL Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Netscape Navigator to the latest version

If the problems with opening MOSS files still occur even after installing Netscape Navigator, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Netscape Navigator is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Netscape Navigator installed, it may not support MOSS format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Netscape Navigator.

Step 3. Set the default application to open MOSS files to Netscape Navigator

After installing Netscape Navigator (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MOSS 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the MOSS file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Netscape Navigator is installed, check the Always use this app to open MOSS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MOSS file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Netscape Navigator and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with MOSS extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the MOSS is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MOSS file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the MOSS file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MOSS file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the MOSS file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the MOSS 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. If the MOSS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Netscape Navigator

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Netscape Navigator For Mac HTML files. It may be the case that the MOSS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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