YG9 File Extension

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Corel Paradox Data Format

What is YG9 file?

Full format name of files that use YG9 extension is Corel Paradox Data Format. YG9 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with YG9 extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4750 various file formats. Corel Paradox is by far the most used program for working with YG9 files. Software named Corel Paradox was created by Corel Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and YG9 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support YG9 file extension

Programs that can handle YG9 files are as follows. Files with YG9 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 YG9 file

Updated: 04/07/2020

How to open file with YG9 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening YG9 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with YG9 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with YG9 files.

Step 1. Install Corel Paradox software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening YG9 files is that no program that can handle YG9 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Corel Paradox. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Corel Paradox installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Corel Paradox and update if needed

If the problems with opening YG9 files still occur even after installing Corel Paradox, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Corel Paradox is available. 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 Corel Paradox installed, it may not support YG9 format. The latest version of Corel Paradox should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Corel Paradox to YG9 files

If you have the latest version of Corel Paradox installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage YG9 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the YG9 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Corel Paradox installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open YG9 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected YG9 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Corel Paradox and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with YG9 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the YG9 is not faulty

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 YG9 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The YG9 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the YG9 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. YG9 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the YG9 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 YG9 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Corel Paradox

If the systems has insufficient resources to open YG9 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Corel Paradox Data Format files. It may be the case that the YG9 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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