BCKP file format description
Many people share .bckp files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bckp file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bckp files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bckp - Ad-Aware Quarantined File
BCKP file is an Ad-Aware Quarantined File. Ad-Aware is a popular anti-spyware and anti-malware software developed by Lavasoft.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bckp file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bckp files. Be especially cautious with .bckp files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bckp 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:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bckp file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bck, ckp, bcp, bkp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- HP OpenVMS Backup File
- Microsoft SQL Server Data Replication Data File
- Business Card Designer Plus Document
- Steinberg WaveLab Backup Plan
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