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

What is a DMP file ext?

The .DMP file extension is used by Miscrosoft Windows. Windows Memory Dump files are usually saved when the computer, or a program, crashes (although they can also be created by your systems for other reasons as well) and are created in the program's memory space.

How to open a DMP file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DMP. When you double click on the DMP file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DMP 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 DMP files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DMP files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open DMP 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 DMP 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 DMP by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DMP file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DMP 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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