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File Extension RDP

While searching for an answer to the question - How to open the RDP file? - you probably found websites, which offer software that was able to open any file extension. Do not be fooled, there is no one program that will allow you to work with any file extension, including the RDP file. Each program contains a different type of data and you need specialized software to properly work with the RDP file. Here is a list of programs that are designed to work with the RDP file - remember, these applications are able to open at most a few file extensions, they are designed to work with a specific data type.

File type Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Connection Settings Format
Developer Microsoft
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Programs that open the RDP file

Common problems with the RDP file

RDP file is damaged

If after installing the program from a list, you still cannot open a file with the RDP extension, the reason may be that the file is damaged. The solution may be to find a new copy of the RDP file you want to open

The RDP file extension is not linked with the appropriate application

In this case, the easiest way is to use the tool built into the operating system for association of the RDP file with applications to support it. Double click on the file you cannot open - the operating system will display a list of programs that are likely to work with your RDP file. Choose one of them, or select the location on a disk where you installed one of the applications from our list. Windows should then open the RDP file using the program installed earlier.

The entry for the RDP file in the "Windows Registry" has been removed or damaged

Entries containing links of the RDP file extensions with applications is located in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT. If you do not know how to get to the Windows Registry, or how to make changes in it, ask a specialist for help. Lack of knowledge on the subject may cause irreversible changes on your computer.

The RDP file is infected by a virus

There may be a situation when a computer virus passes itself off as the RDP file. In this case, such a file will definitely not be opened. Download a good antivirus program and scan the RDP file mentioned. If the antivirus application detects malicious data, it may signify that the RDP file is infected.

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