File Extension Library

.DB- File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Data Files

What are .DB- files and how to open them?

Can't open .DB- file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DB- file.

What is a .DB- file extension?

.DB- file extension is created by Symantec. .DB- has been classified as Data Files.

.DB- is Norton Nprotect Database File

Data file generated by Nprotect, a file recovery feature included with Norton SystemWorks and Norton Utilities; referenced by Norton Unerase when attempting to recover deleted files.

DB- files are typically found in the C:\recycler\NPROTECT\ directory. They can be manually deleted or removed by turning off Recycle Bin protection in Norton Utilties.

List of all softwares that can open the Norton Nprotect Database File
Symantec Norton Utilities 16

How to fix problems with .DB- files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DB- files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DB- file format
  2. You need to check the .DB- file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)