PUBKR filename suffix is mostly used for Pretty Good Privacy Public Key Ring Data files. PGP Corporation defined the Pretty Good Privacy Public Key Ring Data format standard. Files with PUBKR extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with PUBKR extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. The software recommended for managing PUBKR files is Pretty Good Privacy. On the official website of Symantec Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about thePretty Good Privacy software, but also about PUBKR and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle PUBKR files are as follows. Files with PUBKR 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.
Being unable to open files with PUBKR extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with PUBKR files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PUBKR files is that no program that can handle PUBKR files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Pretty Good Privacy developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Pretty Good Privacy installed is by going to developer’s website (Symantec Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening PUBKR files still occur even after installing Pretty Good Privacy, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Pretty Good Privacy is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Pretty Good Privacy cannot handle files with PUBKR may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Pretty Good Privacy.
If you have the latest version of Pretty Good Privacy installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PUBKR 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.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program 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 PUBKR file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PUBKR file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the PUBKR file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. PUBKR file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the PUBKR file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with PUBKR extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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 Pretty Good Privacy Public Key Ring Data file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PUBKR extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Pretty Good Privacy Public Key Ring Data files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PUBKR files affecting older versions of given software.
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