CONTACT File Problems: Why Your PC Won't Open CONTACT Files

Few things are as frustrating as receiving a file that your computer refuses to open up. Understanding the reason why it won't work is the first step to finding a solution. Here are some of the most common error messages and problems when opening CONTACT files.

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The CONTACT File is Corrupt

The only solution to a corrupt file, is to download a new copy, or to ask the sender to resend the file.

Error Message: Can't Find Software to Open the CONTACT File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the CONTACT file and select Windows Vista Contact File from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in Windows Vista Contact File.

Common CONTACT-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have Windows Vista Contact File Installed

You can simply download Windows Vista Contact File software. CONTACT uses Windows Vista Contact File by default. After you install it, the software should automatically associate itself with CONTACT files.

Problem: You Have Windows Vista Contact File Installed But It's Still Not Working

If you have Windows Vista Contact File installed and you still can't open the file, you should get in touch with the software developers for further assistance. See our chart below for who to contact:

Software Developer
Windows Vista Contact File Microsoft Corporation

Problem: You Can't Install Windows Vista Contact File

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install Windows Vista Contact File, you could also search online for free software that uses CONTACT files. But, as a word of caution, please be careful as many free software downloads are infected with malware or bundled with unwanted software.

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