UZY File Extension

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What is UZY file?

Full format name of files that use UZY extension is Backdoor.Sokacaps. UZY files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with UZY extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4332 various file formats. avast! Antivirus supports UZY files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 4 other tools may also be used. avast! Antivirus software was developed by AVAST Software a.s., and on its official website you may find more information about UZY files or the avast! Antivirus software program.

Programs which support UZY file extension

Programs that can handle UZY files are as follows. Files with UZY extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support UZY file

How to open file with UZY extension?

Problems with accessing UZY may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Backdoor.Sokacaps files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UZY files.

Step 1. Install avast! Antivirus software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UZY files is that no program that can handle UZY files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select avast! Antivirus or one of the recommended programs (for example, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, AVG Antivirus, BitDefender) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download avast! Antivirus installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit AVAST Software a.s. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of avast! Antivirus and update if needed

You still cannot access UZY files although avast! Antivirus 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. If you have an older version of avast! Antivirus installed, it may not support UZY format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using avast! Antivirus.

Step 3. Assign avast! Antivirus to UZY files

After installing avast! Antivirus (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UZY files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the UZY with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the avast! Antivirus installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open UZY files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with UZY extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with UZY extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the UZY is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UZY file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the UZY in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the UZY is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the UZY file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the UZY file’s structure is intact

If the UZY file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with UZY extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Backdoor.Sokacaps file.

4. Check whether your system can handle avast! Antivirus

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UZY extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Backdoor.Sokacaps files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UZY files.

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