NEXE filename suffix is mostly used for Chrome Native Client Executable files. Chrome Native Client Executable format was developed by Google. Files with NEXE extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. NEXE file belongs to the Executable Files category just like 139 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Google Chrome software for managing NEXE files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file. Google Chrome software was developed by Google Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about NEXE files or the Google Chrome software program.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NEXE files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with NEXE suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with NEXE extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Chrome Native Client Executable files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NEXE files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NEXE files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Google Chrome or different compatible program, such as Chromium. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Google Chrome installed is by going to developer’s website (Google Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have Google Chrome installed on your systems and NEXE 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 Google Chrome installed, it may not support NEXE format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Google Chrome.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NEXE files with latest version of Google Chrome you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper NEXE file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NEXE 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 scanner detected that the NEXE file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic NEXE 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. When downloading the file with NEXE 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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Chrome Native Client Executable file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open NEXE files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Chrome Native Client Executable file. It may be the case that the NEXE files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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