ZMI File Extension

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ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed
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    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
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What is ZMI file?

ZMI filename suffix is mostly used for ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed files. ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed format was developed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.. Files with ZMI extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with ZMI extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4324 various file formats. ZoneAlarm Pro is by far the most used program for working with ZMI files. ZoneAlarm Pro software was developed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about ZMI files or the ZoneAlarm Pro software program.

Programs which support ZMI file extension

The following listing features ZMI-compatible programs. ZMI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ZMI file

How to open file with ZMI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ZMI files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ZMI extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install ZoneAlarm Pro

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ZMI files is that no program that can handle ZMI files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ZoneAlarm Pro. 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 ZoneAlarm Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update ZoneAlarm Pro to the latest version

If you already have ZoneAlarm Pro installed on your systems and ZMI 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. The reason that ZoneAlarm Pro cannot handle files with ZMI may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of ZoneAlarm Pro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ZMI files to ZoneAlarm Pro

If you have the latest version of ZoneAlarm Pro installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ZMI 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 ZMI 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 ZoneAlarm Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZMI files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ZMI file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select ZoneAlarm Pro and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZMI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the ZMI for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ZMI file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ZMI file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the ZMI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic ZMI 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. If the ZMI 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.

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 ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle ZoneAlarm Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ZMI files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZMI file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the ZMI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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