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PR File Extension

W32/Brontok-DP Worm

What is PR file?

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.

Programs which support PR file extension

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.

Programs that support PR file

How to open file with PR extension?

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.

Step 1. Get the BitDefender

Install software to open PR file 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.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of BitDefender

Update software that support file extension PRIf 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.

Step 3. Associate W32/Brontok-DP Worm files with BitDefender

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

Associate software with PR file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the PR file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where BitDefender is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PR files and clicking OK.
Associate software with PR file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PR file open the file menu and choose 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 PR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the PR is not faulty

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.

Check PR file for viruses
1. Verify that the PR in question is not infected with a computer virus

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.

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

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.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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.

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

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

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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