UCI is a file extension commonly associated with UFS Explorer Backup Format files. SysDevSoftware defined the UFS Explorer Backup Format format standard. UCI file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with UCI extension are categorized as Backup Files files. The Backup Files subset comprises 174 various file formats. The most popular software that supports UCI files is UFS Explorer. On the official website of SYSDEV LABORATORIES developer not only will you find detailed information about theUFS Explorer software, but also about UCI and other supported file formats.
Below is a table that list programs that support UCI files. UCI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with UCI extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with UCI files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UCI files is that no program that can handle UCI files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install UFS Explorer. 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 UFS Explorer website and download the installer.
If you already have UFS Explorer installed on your systems and UCI files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why UCI files are not compatible with UFS Explorer. The most recent version of UFS Explorer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of UFS Explorer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UCI on your device. 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
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the UCI file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the UCI 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. UCI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the UCI 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. It could happen the the download process of file with UCI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the UFS Explorer Backup Format file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UCI extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with UFS Explorer Backup Format files. It may be the case that the UCI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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