The File Extensions Database

.IV2I File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .IV2I file?

.IV2I is Norton Ghost Incremental Virtual Volume Image

Incremental backup created with Norton Ghost; typically created on a regular basis after the initial volume backup (.V2I) file has been saved; can be restored to another volume using Norton Ghost backup software.

NOTE: The ".iv2i" file must be saved along with the initial ".v2i" backup file in order to function correctly. Norton Ghost was renamed as Ghost Solution Suite.

Programs that open Norton Ghost Incremental Virtual Volume Image
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

How to solve problems with IV2I files

  • Associate the IV2I file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any IV2I file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.IV2I files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the IV2I 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 .IV2I is Norton Ghost Incremental Virtual Volume Image. Because only the current version supports the latest IV2I file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Symantec manufacturer website after an available .IV2I is Norton Ghost Incremental Virtual Volume Image update.
  • To make sure that your IV2I file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.