The File Extensions Database

.GZQUAR File Extension

  • Developer by: Bitdefender
  • Category: Encoded Files

What is an .GZQUAR file?

.GZQUAR is Bitdefender Antivirus Quarantine File

A GZQUAR file is a file that has been quarantined by Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition, a Windows security program used to protect a computer from malware. It most likely contains a virus and is quarantined in Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition to block the malicious file from being executed and spreading to other data on the computer.

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition creates a GZQUAR file by appending the .gzquar extension to a dangerous file in order to prevent you from opening the file. You can view GZQUAR files quarantined by Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition in the Quarantine section of the program and choose to restore or delete the files.

Programs that open Bitdefender Antivirus Quarantine File
Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition

How to solve problems with GZQUAR files

  • Associate the GZQUAR file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any GZQUAR file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.GZQUAR files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the GZQUAR file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .GZQUAR is Bitdefender Antivirus Quarantine File. Because only the current version supports the latest GZQUAR file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Bitdefender manufacturer website after an available .GZQUAR is Bitdefender Antivirus Quarantine File update.
  • To make sure that your GZQUAR file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.