TBM filename suffix is mostly used for DB/TextWorks Database Menu Screen files. Inmagic, Inc. defined the DB/TextWorks Database Menu Screen format standard. TBM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with TBM extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 348 various file formats. TextWorks is by far the most used program for working with TBM files. Software named TextWorks was created by Inmagic, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and TBM files, check the developer’s official website.
Programs that can handle TBM files are as follows. TBM files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TBM files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with TBM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TBM files is that no program that can handle TBM files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the TextWorks 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 TextWorks website and download the installer.
You still cannot access TBM files although TextWorks is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 TBM files are not compatible with TextWorks. The most recent version of TextWorks is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of TextWorks installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage TBM 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.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the TBM file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TBM 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. TBM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the TBM 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. When downloading the file with TBM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DB/TextWorks Database Menu Screen file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open TBM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DB/TextWorks Database Menu Screen file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with TBM files affecting older versions of given software.
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