PPTP File Extension

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PPTP Client Options Format

What is PPTP file?

Full format name of files that use PPTP extension is PPTP Client Options Format. PPTP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux. PPTP file format, along with 1135 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. The most popular software that supports PPTP files is PPTP Client. On the official website of SourceForge.net developer not only will you find detailed information about thePPTP Client software, but also about PPTP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PPTP file extension

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

Updated: 02/17/2020

How to open file with PPTP extension?

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

Step 1. Download and install PPTP Client

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PPTP files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download PPTP Client and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PPTP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download PPTP Client installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit SourceForge.net website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update PPTP Client to the latest version

If the problems with opening PPTP files still occur even after installing PPTP Client, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PPTP Client 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 PPTP files are not compatible with PPTP Client. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using PPTP Client.

Step 3. Assign PPTP Client to PPTP files

After installing PPTP Client (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PPTP files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the PPTP file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the PPTP Client installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PPTP files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PPTP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select PPTP Client and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PPTP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PPTP file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the PPTP file for viruses or malware

If the PPTP 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 PPTP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the PPTP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 PPTP 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the PPTP Client Options Format file.

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

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with PPTP Client Options Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PPTP files.

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