The File Extensions Database

.JDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .JDB file?

.JDB is Symantec Endpoint Protection Update File

File used by Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), a program that protects computers against malware; contains virus and spyware definition updates; used to periodically update malware definitions when new viruses and spyware are discovered.

JDB files are typically downloaded from Symantec server.

NOTE: JDB files do not provide updates for the firewall component of SEP clients.

Programs that open Symantec Endpoint Protection Update File
Symantec EndPoint Protection 12

How to solve problems with JDB files

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