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

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The XLA 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 XLA File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the XLA file and select Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in the software you selected.

Common XLA-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in Installed

You can simply download Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in software. XLA uses Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table by default, but it is also compatible with Xlib Archive, and Excel Add-in. If you have Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in installed, try make make one of these software packages your default file association for the XLA file type extension.

Problem: You Have Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in Installed, But It's Still Not Working

If you have Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in 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
Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table DATAIR Employee Benefit Systems Inc.
Xlib Archive Windows Programmer
Excel Add-in Microsoft Corporation

Problem: You Can't Install Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install Data Import aka Dimport Translation Table, Xlib Archive, or Excel Add-in, you could also search online for free software that uses XLA 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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