PDWR File Extension

PDWR file icon
ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document
  • Developer
    Step Function
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is PDWR file?

Full format name of files that use PDWR extension is ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document. ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document specification was created by Step Function. PDWR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PDWR file belongs to the Layout Files category just like 137 other filename extensions listed in our database. Microsoft Word is by far the most used program for working with PDWR files. Software named Microsoft Word was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PDWR files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PDWR file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PDWR files. Files with PDWR 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 PDWR file

How to open file with PDWR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PDWR files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PDWR 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. Download and install Microsoft Word

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PDWR 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. If you want to download Microsoft Word 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 Word

If you already have Microsoft Word installed on your systems and PDWR 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. This can be one of the causes why PDWR files are not compatible with Microsoft Word. The most recent version of Microsoft Word is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document files with Microsoft Word

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PDWR files with latest version of Microsoft Word 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PDWR file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft Word is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PDWR files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PDWR file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PDWR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the PDWR is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PDWR file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the PDWR in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PDWR file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PDWR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the PDWR 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. It could happen the the download process of file with PDWR 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Word

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ProntoDoc For Word Conventional Document file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PDWR files.

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