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

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The DBO 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 DBO File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the DBO file and select dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in the software you selected.

Common DBO-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File Installed

You can simply download dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File software. DBO uses dBASE IV Compiled Program File by default, but it is also compatible with DB/TextWorks Database Directory, and DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File. If you have dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File installed, try make make one of these software packages your default file association for the DBO file type extension.

Problem: You Have dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File Installed, But It's Still Not Working

If you have dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model 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
dBASE IV Compiled Program File PC Software Company
DB/TextWorks Database Directory Inmagic Inc.
DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File The Game Creators Ltd.

Problem: You Can't Install dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install dBASE IV Compiled Program File, DB/TextWorks Database Directory, or DarkBASIC Professional 3D Model File, you could also search online for free software that uses DBO 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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