ZMC File Extension

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ZoneAlarm Quarantine Format
  • Developer
    Check Point Software Technologies
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is ZMC file?

Full format name of files that use ZMC extension is ZoneAlarm Quarantine Format. ZoneAlarm Quarantine Format specification was created by Check Point Software Technologies. ZMC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ZMC file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1326 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling ZMC files is ZoneAlarm Antivirus, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support ZMC file extension

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

How to open file with ZMC extension?

Problems with accessing ZMC may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ZoneAlarm Quarantine Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ZMC files.

Step 1. Get the ZoneAlarm Antivirus

Problems with opening and working with ZMC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZMC files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select ZoneAlarm Antivirus or one of the recommended programs (for example, ZoneAlarm Pro) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ZMC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ZoneAlarm Antivirus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update ZoneAlarm Antivirus to the latest version

If you already have ZoneAlarm Antivirus installed on your systems and ZMC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that ZoneAlarm Antivirus cannot handle files with ZMC may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ZoneAlarm Antivirus.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ZMC files to ZoneAlarm Antivirus

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ZMC files with latest version of ZoneAlarm Antivirus 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 ZMC file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ZoneAlarm Antivirus is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZMC files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ZMC 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ZMC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ZMC 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 ZMC file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the ZMC file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the ZMC 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 ZMC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with ZMC extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the ZMC 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. It could happen the the download process of file with ZMC 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. 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 ZoneAlarm Antivirus

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ZMC extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 ZoneAlarm Quarantine Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ZMC files.

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