DCO file format description

Many people often share .dco files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .dco files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .dco files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .dco files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .dco file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dco - Safetica Free Encrypted Virtual Disk Archive

The DCO disk image files are related to Safetica. The DCO file is a Safetica Free Encrypted Virtual Disk Archive. Safetica Free is a freeware version of Safetica's powerful security client scaled down for the home user.

Category:Disk Image files
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Safetica Free Encrypted Virtual Disk Archive related extensions:

  • dcf Safetica Free Encrypted Archive

.dco - DisCryptor Encrypted Data

The DCO data files are related to DisCryptor. The DCO file is a DisCryptor Encrypted Data. DisCryptor is an encrypting tool that allows the protection of personal data. The DisCryptor seems to be no longer supported.

Category:Data files
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DisCryptor Encrypted Data related extensions:

  • dcd DisCryptor Encrypted Database
  • dcf DisCryptor Encrypted Archive

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .dco file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .dco extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .dco files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .dco files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .dco 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .dco file

To set the .dco 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. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as 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 desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  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 .dco file association. Many applications can open .dco files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .dco file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cco, cdo, co, dc, dc0, dci, dck, dcl, dcp, ddo, do, doc, dso, dvo, dxo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .dco filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .dco:

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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