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~CP File Extension

Borland C++ Builder Source Backup
  • Developer
    Micro Focus International plc
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ~CP file?

~CP is a file extension commonly associated with Borland C++ Builder Source Backup files. Micro Focus International plc defined the Borland C++ Builder Source Backup format standard. ~CP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. ~CP file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing ~CP files is Borland C++. Borland C++ software was developed by Micro Focus International plc, and on its official website you may find more information about ~CP files or the Borland C++ software program.

Programs which support ~CP file extension

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

How to open file with ~CP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ~CP files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ~CP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Borland C++

Install software to open ~CP file Problems with opening and working with ~CP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ~CP files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Borland C++ and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ~CP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Borland C++ installed is by going to developer’s website (Micro Focus International plc) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Borland C++

Update software that support file extension ~CPIf you already have Borland C++ installed on your systems and ~CP files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Borland C++ installed, it may not support ~CP format. The most recent version of Borland C++ is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Borland C++ Builder Source Backup files with Borland C++

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ~CP files with latest version of Borland C++ you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with ~CP file on Windows

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 ~CP file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Borland C++ is installed, check the Always use this app to open ~CP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with ~CP file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the ~CP for errors

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

Check ~CP file for viruses
1. Check the ~CP file for viruses or malware

If the ~CP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the ~CP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the ~CP file’s structure is intact

If the ~CP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 ~CP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Borland C++ Builder Source Backup file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Borland C++

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Borland C++ Builder Source Backup file. It may be the case that the ~CP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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