UNK filename suffix is mostly used for UVProbe Format files. UNK file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with UNK extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4244 various file formats. The software recommended for managing UNK files is UVProbe. On the official website of Shimadzu Scientific Instruments developer not only will you find detailed information about theUVProbe software, but also about UNK and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle UNK files are as follows. Files with UNK suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Problems with accessing UNK may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with UNK 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 UNK files is that no program that can handle UNK files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install UVProbe. 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 UVProbe website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening UNK files still occur even after installing UVProbe, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of UVProbe is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that UVProbe cannot handle files with UNK may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of UVProbe should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of UVProbe installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UNK on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application 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 UNK file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the UNK is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the UNK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic UNK file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 UNK extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the UVProbe Format file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open UNK files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with UVProbe Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UNK files.
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