CLW File Problems: Why Your PC Won't Open CLW 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 CLW files.

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The CLW 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 CLW File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the CLW file and select Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code that you selected.

Common CLW-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code Installed

You can simply download Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code software. CLW uses Visual C++ Class Wizard File by default, but it is also compatible with Clarion for Windows Source Code. If you have Clarion for Windows Source Code installed, try make make one of these software packages your default file association for the CLW file type extension.

Problem: You Have Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code Installed, But It's Still Not Working

If you have Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code 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
Visual C++ Class Wizard File Microsoft Corporation
Clarion for Windows Source Code SoftVelocity

Problem: You Can't Install Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install Visual C++ Class Wizard File or Clarion for Windows Source Code, you could also search online for free software that uses CLW 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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