NETBOOT filename suffix is mostly used for Unix Netboot Script files. Unix Netboot Script format was developed by The Open Group. Files with NETBOOT extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS platform. NETBOOT file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1205 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling NETBOOT files is Mac OS X, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Software named Mac OS X was created by Apple, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NETBOOT files, check the developer’s official website.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NETBOOT files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. NETBOOT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with NETBOOT extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NETBOOT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NETBOOT files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Mac OS X or one of the recommended programs (for example, Linux operating systems, Unix) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Mac OS X installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Apple, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening NETBOOT files still occur even after installing Mac OS X, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Mac OS X is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Mac OS X cannot handle files with NETBOOT may be that the software is outdated.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 Mac OS X.
After installing Mac OS X (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NETBOOT files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the NETBOOT file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NETBOOT file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the NETBOOT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic NETBOOT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the NETBOOT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support NETBOOT files. Close all running programs and try opening the NETBOOT file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Unix Netboot Script files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with NETBOOT files affecting older versions of given software.
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