Full format name of files that use PR extension is W32/Brontok-DP Worm. PR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PR file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5928 other filename extensions listed in our database. BitDefender supports PR files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 4 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Softwin developer not only will you find detailed information about theBitDefender software, but also about PR and other supported file formats.
The following listing features PR-compatible programs. Files with PR suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PR files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to W32/Brontok-DP Worm files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PR files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PR files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install BitDefender or one to the listed programs: Norton AntiVirus, AVG Antivirus, avast! Antivirus. 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 BitDefender installed is by going to developer’s website (Softwin) and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have BitDefender installed on your systems and PR files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of BitDefender installed, it may not support PR format. The latest version of BitDefender should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PR files with latest version of BitDefender you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 PR file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the PR is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the PR file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the PR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic PR file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 PR extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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 W32/Brontok-DP Worm file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open PR files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with W32/Brontok-DP Worm files. It may be the case that the PR files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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