PWA File Extension

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Password Agent Format
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What is PWA file?

Full format name of files that use PWA extension is Password Agent Format. Files with PWA extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. PWA file format, along with 189 other file formats, belongs to the Compressed Files category. The most popular software that supports PWA files is Moon Software Password Agent.

Programs which support PWA file extension

The following listing features PWA-compatible programs. Files with PWA 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 PWA file

How to open file with PWA extension?

Being unable to open files with PWA extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Password Agent 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 PWA files.

Step 1. Get the Moon Software Password Agent

Problems with opening and working with PWA files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PWA files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Moon Software Password Agent and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Moon Software Password Agent website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Moon Software Password Agent and update if needed

You still cannot access PWA files although Moon Software Password Agent 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 The reason that Moon Software Password Agent cannot handle files with PWA may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Moon Software Password Agent is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PWA files to Moon Software Password Agent

If you have the latest version of Moon Software Password Agent installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PWA on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the PWA file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Moon Software Password Agent installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PWA files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PWA file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with PWA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the PWA is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the PWA file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the PWA file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PWA file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. PWA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the PWA file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with PWA 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Password Agent Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Moon Software Password Agent

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

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 Password Agent Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PWA files.

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