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R14 File Extension

Norton Ghost Rar
  • Developer
    Symantec Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is R14 file?

Full format name of files that use R14 extension is Norton Ghost Rar. Symantec Corporation defined the Norton Ghost Rar format standard. R14 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. R14 file format, along with 619 other file formats, belongs to the Archive Files category. The most popular software that supports R14 files is Norton Ghost. Software named Norton Ghost was created by Symantec Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and R14 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support R14 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support R14 files. Files with R14 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 R14 file

How to open file with R14 extension?

Being unable to open files with R14 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with R14 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.

Step 1. Download and install Norton Ghost

Install software to open R14 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports R14 files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Norton Ghost 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Norton Ghost website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Norton Ghost and update if needed

Update software that support file extension R14If you already have Norton Ghost installed on your systems and R14 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. If you have an older version of Norton Ghost installed, it may not support R14 format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Norton Ghost.

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 R14 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.

Associate software with R14 file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the R14 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 Norton Ghost installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open R14 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with R14 file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the R14 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Norton Ghost and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with R14 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the R14 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the R14 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check R14 file for viruses
1. The R14 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the R14 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the R14 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the R14 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the R14 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic R14 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. If the R14 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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 Norton Ghost Rar file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support R14 files. Close all running programs and try opening the R14 file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Norton Ghost Rar file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle R14 files.

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