PDH File Extension

PDH file icon
ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template
  • Developer
    Step Function
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is PDH file?

Full format name of files that use PDH extension is ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template. Step Function defined the ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template format standard. PDH file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. PDH file format, along with 137 other file formats, belongs to the Layout Files category. Microsoft Word is by far the most used program for working with PDH files. Microsoft Word software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about PDH files or the Microsoft Word software program.

Programs which support PDH file extension

Programs that can handle PDH files are as follows. Files with PDH 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 PDH file

How to open file with PDH extension?

Problems with accessing PDH may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with PDH extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PDH files.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Word

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PDH files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Word developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Word installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

If the problems with opening PDH files still occur even after installing Microsoft Word, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Word is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Microsoft Word cannot handle files with PDH may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Microsoft Word should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template files with Microsoft Word

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Word installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PDH on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PDH file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Microsoft Word installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PDH files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PDH extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PDH extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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

1. The PDH may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

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

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

Did you receive the PDH file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 PDH extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Word

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ProntoDoc For Word Browser Display Document Template file. It may be the case that the PDH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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