.DNA File Extension

Computer Associates
File Type:
CA Backup and Migration Backup File

Having trouble opening .dna extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dna files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dna files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DNA file?

Dna file extension has CA Backup and Migration Backup file type, developed by Computer Associates, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

Generated with CA Backup and Migration, the file allows saving images, files, folders, settings for the network, system, printer, and other data. Users can apply DNA files in order to create backups for computer settings. They can also share settings among multiple computers.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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Computer Associates
File Type:
CA Backup and Migration Backup File
Backup Files

How to open DNA file?

Double click the dna file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dna extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dna extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dna file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DNA files

  • Windows Windows
    • CA Backup and Migration CA Backup and Migration
    • CA Desktop DNA Migrator CA Desktop DNA Migrator

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dna file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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