002 file format description

002 file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with 002 files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the 002 file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing 002 files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 7-Zip Split Archive Part 2

The 002 file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with 7-Zip, serving as a 7-Zip Split Archive Part 2. Visit the website of 7-Zip for a detailed description of the 002 format.

Category:Archive files
Magic:- / -

7-Zip Split Archive Part 2 related extensions

  • 003 7-Zip Split Archive Part 3
  • 7z 7-Zip Archive
  • cpgz Gzip Compressed CPIO Archive

#2 Norton Ghost Spanned Image

The GHS file is categorized under Disk Image. It is associated with Symantec Norton Ghost, serving as 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. Visit the website of Symantec Norton Ghost for a detailed description of the GHS format.

Application:Symantec Norton Ghost
Category:Disk Image files
Magic:- / -
Aliases:000, 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010

Norton Ghost Spanned Image related extensions

  • e01 EnCase Image
  • wlz WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Set
  • hc VeraCrypt Container Data
  • ubi UBI Filesystem Image

#3 WinRAR Archive

The RAR file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with WinRAR, serving as 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. Visit the website of WinRAR for a detailed description of the RAR format.

Category:Archive files
Magic:- / -
Aliases:001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 016, 032, r00, r01, r02, r03, r04, r05, r06, r07, r08, r09, r10, r11, r17, r30, r99

WinRAR Archive related extensions

  • rar WinRAR Archive
  • rev WinRAR Recovery Volume

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Windows can't open your 002 file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this 002 file.

To set the 002 file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set 002 file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle 002 files with care

Exercise caution when handling 002 files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar 002 files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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