ZX02 File Extension

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Extended ZIP Split Archive
  • Developer
    WinZip Computing, S.L.
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
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What is ZX02 file?

ZX02 is a file extension commonly associated with Extended ZIP Split Archive files. Extended ZIP Split Archive format was developed by WinZip Computing, S.L.. ZX02 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ZX02 file format, along with 619 other file formats, belongs to the Archive Files category. WinZip supports ZX02 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named WinZip was created by WinZip Computing, S.L.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZX02 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZX02 file extension

Programs that can handle ZX02 files are as follows. Files with ZX02 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 ZX02 file

How to open file with ZX02 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ZX02 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ZX02 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. Get the WinZip

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ZX02 files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select WinZip or one of the recommended programs (for example, PowerArchiver) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 WinZip installed is by going to developer’s website (WinZip Computing, S.L.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of WinZip

If the problems with opening ZX02 files still occur even after installing WinZip, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WinZip is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why ZX02 files are not compatible with WinZip. The most recent version of WinZip is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ZX02 files to WinZip

If you have the latest version of WinZip installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ZX02 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the ZX02 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WinZip is installed, check the Always use this app to open ZX02 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ZX02 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZX02 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the ZX02 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 ZX02 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the ZX02 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ZX02 file hinders attempts to open 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 ZX02 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with ZX02 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the ZX02 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with ZX02 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Extended ZIP Split Archive file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle WinZip

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ZX02 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Extended ZIP Split Archive files. It may be the case that the ZX02 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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