P05 File Extension

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PAR Recovery Volume
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What is P05 file?

Full format name of files that use P05 extension is PAR Recovery Volume. PAR Recovery Volume format was developed by Peter B. Clements. P05 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. P05 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5244 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing P05 files is QuickPar. QuickPar software was developed by Peter B. Clements, and on its official website you may find more information about P05 files or the QuickPar software program.

Programs which support P05 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support P05 files. P05 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support P05 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with P05 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening P05 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to PAR Recovery Volume files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the QuickPar

Install software to open P05 file Problems with opening and working with P05 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with P05 files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download QuickPar and install it on your device. 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 QuickPar website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of QuickPar and update if needed

Update software that support file extension P05If the problems with opening P05 files still occur even after installing QuickPar, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of QuickPar is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that QuickPar cannot handle files with P05 may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of QuickPar is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate PAR Recovery Volume files with QuickPar

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate P05 files with latest version of QuickPar you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with P05 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the P05 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the QuickPar installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open P05 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with P05 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the P05 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select QuickPar and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with P05 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the P05 file is complete and free of errors

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 P05 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check P05 file for viruses
1. The P05 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the P05 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the P05 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the P05 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the P05 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with P05 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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 PAR Recovery Volume file.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with P05 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with PAR Recovery Volume files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with P05 files affecting older versions of given software.

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