How to open PK5 file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

PK5 files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing PK5 file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with PK5 extension. However, it should be remembered that PK5 file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Enemy Territory Quake Wars 23rd Century Warfare but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning PK5 files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with PK5 extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Enemy Territory Quake Wars 23rd Century Warfare

    .pk5 file extension

    Category: Games Files

    OS Software
    Windows Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
    23rd Century Warfare 23rd Century Warfare

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

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from PK5 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 PK5 extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning PK5 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 PK5 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 PK5 file extension
  • PK5 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 PK5 files


If PK5 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 PK5 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 PK5 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 PK5 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 PK5 format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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