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

What is a FBK file ext?

The .FBK file extension identifies a Family Tree Maker Backup file generated by the Family Tree Maker genealogy application. These files may contain data relating to family trees dating back decades or even hundreds of years.

How to open a FBK file?

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

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

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension FBK 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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