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OLK14CONTACT File Extension

Outlook Contact Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is OLK14CONTACT file?

OLK14CONTACT is a file extension commonly associated with Outlook Contact Format files. Microsoft defined the Outlook Contact Format format standard. OLK14CONTACT files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. OLK14CONTACT file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1326 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling OLK14CONTACT files is Microsoft Outlook, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named Microsoft Outlook was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and OLK14CONTACT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support OLK14CONTACT file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support OLK14CONTACT files. Files with OLK14CONTACT suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support OLK14CONTACT file

How to open file with OLK14CONTACT extension?

Being unable to open files with OLK14CONTACT extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with OLK14CONTACT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Outlook

Install software to open OLK14CONTACT file Problems with opening and working with OLK14CONTACT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with OLK14CONTACT files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Microsoft Outlook or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Office. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Microsoft Outlook installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Outlook

Update software that support file extension OLK14CONTACTIf you already have Microsoft Outlook installed on your systems and OLK14CONTACT files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Microsoft Outlook cannot handle files with OLK14CONTACT may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Microsoft Outlook should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Outlook Contact Format files with Microsoft Outlook

After installing Microsoft Outlook (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open OLK14CONTACT files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with OLK14CONTACT file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the OLK14CONTACT file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft Outlook is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open OLK14CONTACT files and clicking OK.
Associate software with OLK14CONTACT file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OLK14CONTACT file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Microsoft Outlook and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with OLK14CONTACT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the OLK14CONTACT for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OLK14CONTACT file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check OLK14CONTACT file for viruses
1. Verify that the OLK14CONTACT in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the OLK14CONTACT file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the OLK14CONTACT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the OLK14CONTACT file’s structure is intact

If the OLK14CONTACT 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. If the OLK14CONTACT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Outlook Contact Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Microsoft Outlook

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support OLK14CONTACT files. Close all running programs and try opening the OLK14CONTACT file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Outlook Contact Format files. It may be the case that the OLK14CONTACT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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