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NBK File Extension

NovaBACKUP Job Format
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What is NBK file?

Full format name of files that use NBK extension is NovaBACKUP Job Format. NovaStor defined the NovaBACKUP Job Format format standard. NBK files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with NBK extension are categorized as Backup Files files. The Backup Files subset comprises 243 various file formats. NovaBACKUP is by far the most used program for working with NBK files. On the official website of NovaStor Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theNovaBACKUP software, but also about NBK and other supported file formats.

Programs which support NBK file extension

The following listing features NBK-compatible programs. Files with NBK suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support NBK file

Windows Windows

How to open file with NBK extension?

Being unable to open files with NBK extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with NBK extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install NovaBACKUP

Install software to open NBK file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NBK files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the NovaBACKUP 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit NovaBACKUP website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update NovaBACKUP to the latest version

Update software that support file extension NBKIf you already have NovaBACKUP installed on your systems and NBK files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 NovaBACKUP installed, it may not support NBK format. The most recent version of NovaBACKUP is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign NovaBACKUP to NBK files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NBK files with latest version of NovaBACKUP you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with NBK file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the NBK with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where NovaBACKUP is installed, check the Always use this app to open NBK files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NBK file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NBK file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select NovaBACKUP and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with NBK extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the NBK file is complete and free of errors

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

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

If the NBK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the NBK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the NBK file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 NBK file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Job Format file again.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with NBK 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 NovaBACKUP Job Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NBK files.

Conversion of a NBK file

File Conversions from NBK extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to NBK file
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