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R20 File Extension

Norton Ghost Rar
  • Developer
    Symantec Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    2 (1 votes)

What is R20 file?

R20 is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Rar files. Norton Ghost Rar format was developed by Symantec Corporation. Files with R20 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. R20 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. Norton Ghost is by far the most used program for working with R20 files. Norton Ghost software was developed by Symantec Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about R20 files or the Norton Ghost software program.

Programs which support R20 file extension

Programs that can handle R20 files are as follows. R20 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support R20 file

How to open file with R20 extension?

Being unable to open files with R20 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with R20 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with R20 files.

Step 1. Get the Norton Ghost

Install software to open R20 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports R20 files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Norton Ghost and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Norton Ghost installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Symantec Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Norton Ghost to the latest version

Update software that support file extension R20If you already have Norton Ghost installed on your systems and R20 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why R20 files are not compatible with Norton Ghost. The most recent version of Norton Ghost is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Norton Ghost to R20 files

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 R20 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with R20 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the R20 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Norton Ghost is installed, check the Always use this app to open R20 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with R20 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the R20 file and select 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 R20 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the R20 file is complete and free of errors

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 R20 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check R20 file for viruses
1. Verify that the R20 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the R20 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the R20 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the R20 file’s structure is intact

If the R20 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 R20 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Norton Ghost

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support R20 files. Close all running programs and try opening the R20 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 R20 files.

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