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NBD File Extension

NovaBACKUP Format
  • Developer
    NovaStor
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    5 (2 votes)

What is NBD file?

NBD filename suffix is mostly used for NovaBACKUP Format files. NovaBACKUP Format format was developed by NovaStor. NBD file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with NBD extension are categorized as Backup Files files. The Backup Files subset comprises 234 various file formats. Users are advised to use NovaBACKUP software for managing NBD files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named NovaBACKUP was created by NovaStor Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NBD files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support NBD file extension

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

Programs that support NBD file

How to open file with NBD extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NBD files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with NBD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install NovaBACKUP

Install software to open NBD file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NBD files is that no program that can handle NBD files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select NovaBACKUP or one of the recommended programs (for example, PC Backup Pro) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 NovaBACKUP installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit NovaStor Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update NovaBACKUP to the latest version

Update software that support file extension NBDIf you already have NovaBACKUP installed on your systems and NBD files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why NBD files are not compatible with NovaBACKUP. The most recent version of NovaBACKUP is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open NBD files to NovaBACKUP

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

Associate software with NBD file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the NBD file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where NovaBACKUP is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open NBD files and clicking OK.
Associate software with NBD file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected NBD file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with NBD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the NBD for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NBD file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check NBD file for viruses
1. Check the NBD file for viruses or malware

If the NBD is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 NBD 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 NBD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with NBD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 NovaBACKUP Format file again.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NBD 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 NovaBACKUP Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NBD files.

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