PSWX File Extension

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Password Depot Portable Format
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What is PSWX file?

PSWX is a file extension commonly associated with Password Depot Portable Format files. Password Depot Portable Format specification was created by AceBIT. PSWX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android, iOS, Windows system platform. PSWX file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Users are advised to use Password Depot software for managing PSWX files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of AceBIT GmbH developer not only will you find detailed information about thePassword Depot software, but also about PSWX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PSWX file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with PSWX files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with PSWX 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 PSWX file

How to open file with PSWX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PSWX files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Password Depot Portable Format 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 PSWX files.

Step 1. Get the Password Depot

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PSWX files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Password Depot and install it on your device. 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 Password Depot installed is by going to developer’s website (AceBIT GmbH) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Password Depot and update if needed

You still cannot access PSWX files although Password Depot is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Password Depot installed, it may not support PSWX format. The latest version of Password Depot should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Password Depot to PSWX files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the PSWX 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 Password Depot is installed, check the Always use this app to open PSWX files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PSWX file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PSWX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the PSWX for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PSWX file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the PSWX file for viruses or malware

If the PSWX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the PSWX file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. PSWX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the PSWX file’s structure is intact

If the PSWX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with PSWX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Password Depot

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Password Depot Portable Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PSWX files affecting older versions of given software.

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