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OOK File Extension

Arachne Batch Script
  • Developer
    Arachne
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is OOK file?

Full format name of files that use OOK extension is Arachne Batch Script. Arachne Batch Script format was developed by Arachne. OOK file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Windows system platform. OOK file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5928 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Arachne software for managing OOK files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support OOK file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with OOK files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with OOK extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support OOK file

Windows Windows
Linux Linux

How to open file with OOK extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening OOK files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with OOK 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. Get the Arachne

Install software to open OOK file Problems with opening and working with OOK files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with OOK files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Arachne. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support OOK files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Arachne installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Arachne to the latest version

Update software that support file extension OOKIf the problems with opening OOK files still occur even after installing Arachne, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Arachne is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why OOK files are not compatible with Arachne. The most recent version of Arachne is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Arachne Batch Script files with Arachne

If you have the latest version of Arachne installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage OOK 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 OOK file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the OOK file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Arachne is installed, check the Always use this app to open OOK files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with OOK file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Verify that the OOK is not faulty

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

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

If the OOK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the OOK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the OOK file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with OOK extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

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

4. Check whether your system can handle Arachne

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Arachne Batch Script file. It may be the case that the OOK files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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