NDC filename suffix is mostly used for Personal Communications Settings Format files. IBM defined the Personal Communications Settings Format format standard. Files with NDC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with NDC extension are categorized as Settings Files files. The Settings Files subset comprises 1305 various file formats. The most popular software that supports NDC files is IBM Personal Communications. On the official website of IBM developer not only will you find detailed information about theIBM Personal Communications software, but also about NDC and other supported file formats.
Below is a table that list programs that support NDC files. Files with NDC extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NDC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with NDC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
Problems with opening and working with NDC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NDC files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download IBM Personal Communications and install it on your device. 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 IBM Personal Communications installed is by going to developer’s website (IBM) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening NDC files still occur even after installing IBM Personal Communications, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of IBM Personal Communications is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that IBM Personal Communications cannot handle files with NDC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of IBM Personal Communications should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing IBM Personal Communications (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NDC files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NDC file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the NDC 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 NDC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic NDC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the NDC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Personal Communications Settings Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open NDC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Personal Communications Settings Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NDC files.
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