NCO is an archive file format that uses ZIP compression. The format is associated with Nero BackItUp. NCO archives are typically used for storing password-protected data on CD or DVD. Unencrypted NCO files can be easily accessed using any archiving tools that support ZIP.
NCO are chiefly used to store data backups. Nero BackItUp allows users to create backups effortlessly and without much configuration. CD/DVDs have been displaced by portable storage devices as the medium for storing backups copies. Also, cloud storage is also gaining popularity as it allows access to data from multiple different devices.
Programs that can handle NCO files are as follows. Files with NCO suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NCO files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with NCO 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.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NCO files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Nero BackItUp or one to the listed programs: WinZip, Nero Multimedia Suite. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support NCO files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Nero BackItUp installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Nero AG website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access NCO files although Nero BackItUp is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Nero BackItUp cannot handle files with NCO may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Nero BackItUp.
After installing Nero BackItUp (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NCO files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NCO file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the NCO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the NCO file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. NCO file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the NCO 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. When downloading the file with NCO extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Nero BackItUp 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 NCO 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 Nero BackItUp Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with NCO files affecting older versions of given software.
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