PPWS File Extension

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Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format

What is PPWS file?

PPWS filename suffix is mostly used for Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format files. Files with PPWS extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with PPWS extension are categorized as Settings Files files. The Settings Files subset comprises 1195 various file formats. The software recommended for managing PPWS files is PitStop Professional. PitStop Professional software was developed by Enfocus NV., and on its official website you may find more information about PPWS files or the PitStop Professional software program.

Programs which support PPWS file extension

Programs that can handle PPWS files are as follows. PPWS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PPWS file

Updated: 06/29/2020

How to open file with PPWS extension?

Being unable to open files with PPWS extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format 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. Install PitStop Professional software

Install software to open PPWS file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PPWS files is that no program that can handle PPWS files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install PitStop Professional. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PPWS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading PitStop Professional installed is by going to developer’s website (Enfocus NV.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update PitStop Professional to the latest version

Update software that support file extension PPWSIf the problems with opening PPWS files still occur even after installing PitStop Professional, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PitStop Professional is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that PitStop Professional cannot handle files with PPWS may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of PitStop Professional is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format files with PitStop Professional

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PPWS files with latest version of PitStop Professional you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with PPWS file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the PPWS with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where PitStop Professional is installed, check the Always use this app to open PPWS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with PPWS file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PPWS extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PPWS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the PPWS for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the PPWS file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check PPWS file for viruses
1. Check the PPWS file for viruses or malware

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

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

If the PPWS 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. If the PPWS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle PitStop Professional

If the systems has insufficient resources to open PPWS files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Enfocus PitStop Workspace Settings Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the PPWS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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