How to open 001 file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

001 files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing 001 file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with 001 extension. However, it should be remembered that 001 file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Norton Ghost Disk Image Span Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning 001 files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with 001 extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Norton Ghost Disk Image Span Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: Archive Files

    OS Software
    Windows Symantec Norton Ghost 15 Symantec Norton Ghost 15
  • Compressed File From A Multi-volume Archive (part 1)

    .001 file extension

    Category: Archive Files

  • Generally Split Archive Or Backup File (001-??? File Sequence)

    .001 file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows SplitJoin SplitJoin
  • Snes9x Slot 2 Game Saved Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: Games Files

    OS Software
    Windows Snes9x Snes9x
    MAC OS Snes9x Snes9x
    Linux Snes9x Snes9x
  • 001 Format Joiner & Splitter Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: Various Files

  • Multimedia Fusion Backup Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: DEV Files

  • 001 Format Manager Split Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows 001 File Manager 001 File Manager
  • Fax Data Format

    .001 file extension

    Category: Graphic Files

    OS Software
    Windows j2 Global Communications eFax j2 Global Communications eFax
    AnyBizSoft Studio Batch Fax to PDF Converter AnyBizSoft Studio Batch Fax to PDF Converter
    MAC OS j2 Global Communications eFax j2 Global Communications eFax
    Linux j2 Global Communications eFax j2 Global Communications eFax

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from 001 files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning 001 extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning 001 extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the 001 file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports 001 file extension
  • 001 file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with 001 files


If 001 file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a 001 file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open 001 file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing 001 in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit 001 format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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