ZM9 File Extension

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ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format
  • Developer
    Check Point Software Technologies
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  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is ZM9 file?

ZM9 is a file extension commonly associated with ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format files. ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format format was developed by Check Point Software Technologies. Files with ZM9 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ZM9 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4237 other filename extensions listed in our database. WinZip supports ZM9 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. WinZip software was developed by WinZip Computing, S.L., and on its official website you may find more information about ZM9 files or the WinZip software program.

Programs which support ZM9 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ZM9 files. Files with ZM9 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 ZM9 file

How to open file with ZM9 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ZM9 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the WinZip

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ZM9 files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install WinZip or one to the listed programs: ZoneAlarm Pro. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ZM9 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading WinZip installed is by going to developer’s website (WinZip Computing, S.L.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update WinZip to the latest version

You still cannot access ZM9 files although WinZip is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of WinZip installed, it may not support ZM9 format. The latest version of WinZip should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WinZip to ZM9 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ZM9 files with latest version of WinZip you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the ZM9 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WinZip is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZM9 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ZM9 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ZM9 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the ZM9 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ZM9 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the ZM9 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the ZM9 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the ZM9 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the ZM9 file’s structure is intact

If the ZM9 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. If the ZM9 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format file again.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ZM9 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed Zip Format files. It may be the case that the ZM9 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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