ZOW File Extension

ZOW file icon
ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed
  • Developer
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ZOW file?

Full format name of files that use ZOW extension is ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed. ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed format was developed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.. ZOW file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ZOW file format, along with 4332 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing ZOW files is ZoneAlarm Pro. Software named ZoneAlarm Pro was created by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZOW files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZOW file extension

The following listing features ZOW-compatible programs. Files with ZOW 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 ZOW file

How to open file with ZOW extension?

Problems with accessing ZOW may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with ZOW 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. Install ZoneAlarm Pro software

Problems with opening and working with ZOW files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZOW files being present on your machine. 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. Verify the you have the latest version of ZoneAlarm Pro

You still cannot access ZOW files although ZoneAlarm Pro is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that ZoneAlarm Pro cannot handle files with ZOW may be that the software is outdated.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 ZOW files to ZoneAlarm Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ZOW files with latest version of ZoneAlarm Pro you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ZOW file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where ZoneAlarm Pro is installed, check the Always use this app to open ZOW files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ZOW file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZOW extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the ZOW for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ZOW file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the ZOW is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the ZOW file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the ZOW file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with ZOW extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed file.

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

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

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

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. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ZOW files.

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