Full format name of files that use NFI extension is Dreambox Disc Image. Dream Multimedia defined the Dreambox Disc Image format standard. NFI file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. NFI file format, along with 200 other file formats, belongs to the Disk Image Files category. The most popular program for handling NFI files is FlashWizard, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.
Programs that can handle NFI files are as follows. Files with NFI 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 NFI extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NFI files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NFI files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NFI files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install FlashWizard or one to the listed programs: FlashWizard PRO. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit FlashWizard website and download the installer.
If you already have FlashWizard installed on your systems and NFI files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that FlashWizard cannot handle files with NFI may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of FlashWizard is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing FlashWizard (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NFI 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
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 NFI file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the NFI is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the NFI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the NFI file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic NFI file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with NFI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Dreambox Disc Image file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open NFI 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 Dreambox Disc Image file. It may be the case that the NFI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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