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R24 File Extension

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

What is R24 file?

R24 is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Rar files. Norton Ghost Rar format was developed by Symantec Corporation. R24 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. R24 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports R24 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 R24 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support R24 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support R24 files. Files with R24 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 R24 file

How to open file with R24 extension?

Problems with accessing R24 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with R24 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with R24 files.

Step 1. Install Norton Ghost software

Install software to open R24 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening R24 files is that no program that can handle R24 files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Norton Ghost developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. 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 R24If the problems with opening R24 files still occur even after installing Norton Ghost, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. 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 R24 format. 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 the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate R24 files with latest version of Norton Ghost you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with R24 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the R24 file
  • 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 R24 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with R24 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected R24 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
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with R24 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the R24 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the R24 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check R24 file for viruses
1. Verify that the R24 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the R24 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. If the scanner detected that the R24 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the R24 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the R24 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. 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 systems has insufficient resources to open R24 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Norton Ghost Rar files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with R24 files affecting older versions of given software.

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