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R13 File Extension

Norton Ghost Rar
  • Developer
    Symantec Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
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What is R13 file?

R13 is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Rar files. Symantec Corporation defined the Norton Ghost Rar format standard. R13 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. R13 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing R13 files is Norton Ghost. Norton Ghost software was developed by Symantec Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about R13 files or the Norton Ghost software program.

Programs which support R13 file extension

The following listing features R13-compatible programs. R13 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support R13 file

How to open file with R13 extension?

Problems with accessing R13 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Norton Ghost Rar 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. Install Norton Ghost software

Install software to open R13 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports R13 files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Norton Ghost 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 Norton Ghost installed is by going to developer’s website (Symantec Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Norton Ghost to the latest version

Update software that support file extension R13You still cannot access R13 files although Norton Ghost is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Norton Ghost cannot handle files with R13 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Norton Ghost should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Norton Ghost Rar files with Norton Ghost

If you have the latest version of Norton Ghost installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage R13 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with R13 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the R13 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 Norton Ghost installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open R13 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with R13 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected R13 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Norton Ghost and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with R13 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the R13 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the R13 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check R13 file for viruses
1. Check the R13 file for viruses or malware

If the R13 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. R13 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with R13 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic R13 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 R13 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.

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 Norton Ghost Rar file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Norton Ghost

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with R13 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Norton Ghost Rar files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with R13 files affecting older versions of given software.

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