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R23 File Extension

Norton Ghost Rar
  • Developer
    Symantec Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is R23 file?

R23 is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Rar files. Norton Ghost Rar specification was created by Symantec Corporation. R23 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with R23 extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. The most popular software that supports R23 files is Norton Ghost. On the official website of Symantec Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theNorton Ghost software, but also about R23 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support R23 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support R23 files. Files with R23 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 R23 file

How to open file with R23 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening R23 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with R23 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Norton Ghost software

Install software to open R23 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening R23 files is that no program that can handle R23 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Norton Ghost. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support R23 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. 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. Update Norton Ghost to the latest version

Update software that support file extension R23If the problems with opening R23 files still occur even after installing Norton Ghost, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Norton Ghost is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Norton Ghost installed, it may not support R23 format. The most recent version of Norton Ghost is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Norton Ghost Rar files with Norton Ghost

After installing Norton Ghost (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open R23 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with R23 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the R23 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • 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 Norton Ghost is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open R23 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with R23 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with R23 extension, 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 R23 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the R23 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 R23 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check R23 file for viruses
1. Verify that the R23 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the R23 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. R23 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the R23 file’s structure is intact

If the R23 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 R23 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Norton Ghost Rar file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle 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 R23 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Norton Ghost Rar files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle R23 files.

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