PROOFINGTOOL File Extension

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Microsoft Office Proofing Tool
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    Microsoft Corporation
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What is PROOFINGTOOL file?

PROOFINGTOOL filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Office Proofing Tool files. Microsoft Office Proofing Tool specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. PROOFINGTOOL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with PROOFINGTOOL extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4328 various file formats. The most popular software that supports PROOFINGTOOL files is Microsoft Office. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Office software, but also about PROOFINGTOOL and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PROOFINGTOOL file extension

Programs that can handle PROOFINGTOOL files are as follows. Files with PROOFINGTOOL 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 PROOFINGTOOL file

How to open file with PROOFINGTOOL extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PROOFINGTOOL files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Office Proofing Tool 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. Get the Microsoft Office

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PROOFINGTOOL files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Office developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PROOFINGTOOL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft Office website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Office

You still cannot access PROOFINGTOOL files although Microsoft Office is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Microsoft Office cannot handle files with PROOFINGTOOL may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Microsoft Office is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PROOFINGTOOL files to Microsoft Office

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Office installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PROOFINGTOOL on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the PROOFINGTOOL file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Microsoft Office installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PROOFINGTOOL files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PROOFINGTOOL extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Microsoft Office and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with PROOFINGTOOL extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the PROOFINGTOOL for 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 PROOFINGTOOL file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The PROOFINGTOOL may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the PROOFINGTOOL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PROOFINGTOOL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the PROOFINGTOOL file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 PROOFINGTOOL 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft Office Proofing Tool file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Office

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PROOFINGTOOL extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Office Proofing Tool files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PROOFINGTOOL files affecting older versions of given software.

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