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 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.
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.
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.
If the problems with opening ZX02 files still occur even after installing WinZip, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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