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NBR File Extension

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    Novawave, inc
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What is NBR file?

NBR is a file extension commonly associated with Saved Benchmark Result files. Novawave, inc defined the Saved Benchmark Result format standard. Files with NBR extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. NBR file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use NotePad++ text editor software for managing NBR files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named NotePad++ text editor was created by Notepad++ Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NBR files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support NBR file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open NBR files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. NBR files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NBR file

How to open file with NBR extension?

Being unable to open files with NBR extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Saved Benchmark Result files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the NotePad++ text editor

Install software to open NBR file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NBR files is that no program that can handle NBR files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select NotePad++ text editor or one of the recommended programs (for example, TextEdit, Windows Notepad, NovaBench) 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. The safest method of downloading NotePad++ text editor installed is by going to developer’s website (Notepad++ Team) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of NotePad++ text editor

Update software that support file extension NBRIf the problems with opening NBR files still occur even after installing NotePad++ text editor, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of NotePad++ text editor is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that NotePad++ text editor cannot handle files with NBR may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of NotePad++ text editor should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Saved Benchmark Result files with NotePad++ text editor

If you have the latest version of NotePad++ text editor installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NBR 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.

Associate software with NBR file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the NBR file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the NotePad++ text editor installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open NBR files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with NBR file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with NBR extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 NBR extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

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

Check NBR file for viruses
1. Verify that the NBR in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the NBR 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. NBR file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the NBR file’s structure is intact

If the NBR 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 NBR extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Saved Benchmark Result file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle NotePad++ text editor

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

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 Saved Benchmark Result file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with NBR files affecting older versions of given software.

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