XG2 is a file extension commonly associated with Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. Corel Paradox Secondary Index specification was created by Corel Corporation. XG2 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. XG2 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5256 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling XG2 files is WordPerfect Office, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. WordPerfect Office software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about XG2 files or the WordPerfect Office software program.
Below is a table that list programs that support XG2 files. Files with XG2 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with XG2 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with XG2 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with XG2 files.
Problems with opening and working with XG2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with XG2 files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select WordPerfect Office or one of the recommended programs (for example, Corel Paradox) 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WordPerfect Office website and download the installer.
If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and XG2 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why XG2 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open XG2 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the XG2 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the XG2 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the XG2 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the XG2 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic XG2 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 XG2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Corel Paradox Secondary Index file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with XG2 extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. It may be the case that the XG2 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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