YG1 File Extension

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Corel Paradox Secondary Index
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What is YG1 file?

YG1 is a file extension commonly associated with Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. Corel Paradox Secondary Index specification was created by Corel Corporation. YG1 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with YG1 extension are categorized as Various Files files. The Various Files subset comprises 3591 various file formats. The most popular program for handling YG1 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 YG1 files or the WordPerfect Office software program.

Programs which support YG1 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support YG1 files. Files with YG1 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 YG1 file

How to open file with YG1 extension?

Being unable to open files with YG1 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Corel Paradox Secondary Index files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports YG1 files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install WordPerfect Office or one to the listed programs: Corel Paradox. 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 WordPerfect Office website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of WordPerfect Office

If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and YG1 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why YG1 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The most recent version of WordPerfect Office is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WordPerfect Office to YG1 files

After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open YG1 files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the YG1 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open YG1 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected YG1 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with YG1 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the YG1 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the YG1 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The YG1 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the YG1 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the YG1 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. YG1 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the YG1 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic YG1 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. If the YG1 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Corel Paradox Secondary Index file.

4. Check whether your system can handle WordPerfect Office

If the systems has insufficient resources to open YG1 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Corel Paradox Secondary Index file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with YG1 files affecting older versions of given software.

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