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

What is a LCK file ext?

The .LCK file extension identifies a lock file. These are a general file type that is used for restricting access to certain databases of files during critical processes.

How to open a LCK file?

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

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

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension LCK 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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