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V2I File Extension

Norton Ghost Virtual Volume Image
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What is V2I file?

V2I is a file extension commonly associated with Norton Ghost Virtual Volume Image files. Norton Ghost Virtual Volume Image format was developed by Symantec. Files with V2I extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. V2I file belongs to the Backup Files category just like 243 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing V2I files is Norton Ghost. On the official website of Symantec Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theNorton Ghost software, but also about V2I and other supported file formats.

Programs which support V2I file extension

Programs that can handle V2I files are as follows. Files with V2I suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support V2I file

How to open file with V2I extension?

Problems with accessing V2I may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with V2I 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.

Step 1. Install Norton Ghost software

Install software to open V2I file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports V2I files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Norton Ghost and install it on your device. 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 Norton Ghost website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Norton Ghost

Update software that support file extension V2IYou still cannot access V2I files although Norton Ghost is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Norton Ghost installed, it may not support V2I format. The latest version of Norton Ghost should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Norton Ghost Virtual Volume Image files with Norton Ghost

If you have the latest version of Norton Ghost installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage V2I on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with V2I file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the V2I file
  • 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 Norton Ghost installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open V2I files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with V2I file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with V2I extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with V2I extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the V2I file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the V2I file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check V2I file for viruses
1. Verify that the V2I in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the V2I file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the V2I file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the V2I file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the V2I file’s structure is intact

If the V2I 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 V2I extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Norton Ghost

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support V2I files. Close all running programs and try opening the V2I file.

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 Norton Ghost Virtual Volume Image files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle V2I files.

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