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NJI File Extension

Nero Job Information Format

What is NJI file?

NJI is a file extension commonly associated with Nero Job Information Format files. Nero Job Information Format specification was created by Nero. NJI file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. NJI file belongs to the Settings Files category just like 1298 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports NJI files is Nero BackItUp. On the official website of Nero AG developer not only will you find detailed information about theNero BackItUp software, but also about NJI and other supported file formats.

Programs which support NJI file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support NJI files. NJI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NJI file

How to open file with NJI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NJI files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with NJI extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Nero BackItUp software

Install software to open NJI file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NJI files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Nero BackItUp developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Nero BackItUp website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Nero BackItUp and update if needed

Update software that support file extension NJIIf you already have Nero BackItUp installed on your systems and NJI 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 Nero BackItUp installed, it may not support NJI format. The latest version of Nero BackItUp should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Nero BackItUp to NJI files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NJI files with latest version of Nero BackItUp you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with NJI file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the NJI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Nero BackItUp installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open NJI files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with NJI file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected NJI file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Nero BackItUp and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with NJI extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the NJI is not faulty

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 NJI file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check NJI file for viruses
1. Verify that the NJI in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the NJI is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the NJI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with NJI extension is complete and error-free

If the NJI file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 NJI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Nero Job Information Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Nero BackItUp

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with NJI extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Nero Job Information 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 NJI files.

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