Did you find or received DESKTOP file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DESKTOP file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DESKTOP file ext?

The .DESKTOP file extension identifies Stardock Corporation desktop theme files. These files can be created or downloaded and will modify the functionality and look of your Windows XP desktop environment.

How to open a DESKTOP file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DESKTOP. When you double click on the DESKTOP file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DESKTOP files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DESKTOP files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DESKTOP files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open DESKTOP files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DESKTOP file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DESKTOP by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DESKTOP file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DESKTOP you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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