R26 is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Rar files. Symantec Corporation defined the Norton Ghost Rar format standard. Files with R26 extension may be used by programs distributed for platform. R26 file format, along with 619 other file formats, belongs to the Archive Files category. The software recommended for managing R26 files is Norton Ghost. Norton Ghost software was developed by Symantec Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about R26 files or the Norton Ghost software program.
R26 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing R26 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with R26 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening R26 files is that no program that can handle R26 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Norton Ghost. 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.
If the problems with opening R26 files still occur even after installing Norton Ghost, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Norton Ghost installed, it may not support R26 format. The most recent version of Norton Ghost is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Norton Ghost (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open R26 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
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 R26 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the R26 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. R26 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic R26 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 R26 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Norton Ghost Rar file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with R26 extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Norton Ghost Rar file. It may be the case that the R26 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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