PHM File Extension

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Pro Home Manager Data Format
  • Developer
    Pro Home Manager
  • Popularity
    3.2 (4 votes)

What is PHM file?

PHM filename suffix is mostly used for Pro Home Manager Data Format files. Pro Home Manager Data Format format was developed by Pro Home Manager. Files with PHM extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. PHM file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Pro Home Manager Personal Edition is by far the most used program for working with PHM files. Software named Pro Home Manager Personal Edition was created by Pro Home Manager, LLC.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PHM files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PHM file extension

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

How to open file with PHM extension?

Being unable to open files with PHM extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with PHM 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 PHM files.

Step 1. Download and install Pro Home Manager Personal Edition

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PHM files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Pro Home Manager Personal Edition developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Pro Home Manager Personal Edition website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Pro Home Manager Personal Edition to the latest version

You still cannot access PHM files although Pro Home Manager Personal Edition is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Pro Home Manager Personal Edition installed, it may not support PHM format. The most recent version of Pro Home Manager Personal Edition is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Pro Home Manager Data Format files with Pro Home Manager Personal Edition

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PHM files with latest version of Pro Home Manager Personal Edition you have installed 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 PHM file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Pro Home Manager Personal Edition is installed, check the Always use this app to open PHM files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Ensure that the PHM 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 PHM file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the PHM is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the PHM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the PHM 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 PHM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Pro Home Manager Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Pro Home Manager Personal Edition

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PHM 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 Pro Home Manager Data Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PHM files.

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