PX File Extension

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Corel Paradox Primary Database Index
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
  • Popularity
    2.8 (5 votes)

What is PX file?

PX is a file extension commonly associated with Corel Paradox Primary Database Index files. Corel Paradox Primary Database Index specification was created by Corel Corporation. PX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PX file format, along with 341 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. Users are advised to use WordPerfect Office software for managing PX files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWordPerfect Office software, but also about PX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PX file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PX files. Files with PX 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 PX file

How to open file with PX extension?

Being unable to open files with PX extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Corel Paradox Primary Database Index files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install WordPerfect Office

Problems with opening and working with PX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PX files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select WordPerfect Office or one of the recommended programs (for example, Corel Paradox) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading WordPerfect Office installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update WordPerfect Office to the latest version

If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and PX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why PX files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WordPerfect Office to PX files

After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PX files. 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PX file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PX files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PX 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 PX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the PX file is complete and free of errors

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

1. Verify that the PX in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the PX 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 PX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the PX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. If the PX file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle WordPerfect Office

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

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 Corel Paradox Primary Database Index files. It may be the case that the PX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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