008 file: How can I open a .008 file?
The table below provides useful information about the .008 file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .008 file?
- What program do I need to open a .008 file?
- How can the .008 file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .008 files to another format?
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✅ WinRAR Archive
The RAR file is a WinRAR Archive. It is the native format of WinRAR archiver. Like other archives, RAR files are data containers, they store one or several files in the compressed form. After you downloaded RAR file from Internet, you need to unpack its contents in order to use it.
✅ Norton Ghost Spanned Image
The GHS file is a Norton Ghost Spanned Image. Norton Ghost is a hard drive imaging/cloning software from Symantec. When creating an image file of a disk or partition that is larger than 2 GB, such as a FAT32 partition or an NTFS partition, Ghost automatically splits the image file into two or more smaller files called segments or spans, so that each is 2 GB or smaller.
⚠ Be careful with .008 files.
It's important to know that the .008 file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .008 files. Be cautious when dealing with .008 files from unknown sources.
🚫 The .008 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .008 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Select an app to open this .008 file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .008 file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .008 file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .008 file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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