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File extension NAL

The most common cause of problems with opening the NAL file is simply the lack of appropriate applications installed on your computer. In this case, it is sufficient to find, download and install an application that supports the NAL file format - this type of programs are available below.

File type System Management Server Network Abstraction Layer
Developer Microsoft Corporation



It should be noted that some coded data from files that your computer does not read can be sometimes previewed in a Notepad. This way, we will read passages of a text or numbers. It is worth checking if this method can also be applied to the NAL files.

What should be done when an application from the list has already been installed?

Often, an installed application should automatically link to a NAL file. If it did not happen, the NAL file can be linked with the newly installed application manually. Simply right-click on the NAL file, then from the available list select "Choose default program". Next, select "Browse" and find the application you selected. These changes have to be confirmed by pressing the "OK" button.

Programs that can open the NAL file

  • Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)

Why can’t I open the NAL file?

However, problems with the NAL files can also have a different background. Sometimes even the software, installed on your computer, that supports the NAL files does not solve the problem. The reason for the fact that the NAL file can’t be opened and used can also be:

- an incorrect link to the NAL file in the registry entries
- corruption of a NAL file, that you want to open
- infection of a NAL file (viruses)
- insufficient computer hardware resources
- drivers out of date
- accidental deletion of the NAL file from the Windows registry
- incomplete installation of the program that supports a NAL file?

Solving these problems should allow the free opening and working with the NAL files. If the computer still has problems with the files, use the services of an expert who will diagnose a specific cause.

My computer does not show file extensions, what should I do?

In the standard Windows settings, a computer user cannot see the NAL file extension. However, you can successfully change this in the settings. Just go to "Control Panel" and select "Appearance and Personalization". Then, go to the "Folder Options" and open the "View" tab. On the "View" tab, you will find "Hide extensions for known file types" – you should mark this option and confirm by pressing "OK". At this point, the extension of all files, including the NAL files should be displayed after the file name.