.GPU File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .GPU file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

GPU File Recovery

What is a .GPU file?

Utility program written for the GP2X, a portable video game console and media player; developed by GamePark Holdings in South Korea; GPU files will only run on the GP2X device.

What Are Common Causes of ".GPU" Files Lost or Failure?

There can be several common causes for ".GPU" file loss or failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".GPU" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the software or hardware components of the computer, such as a malfunctioning graphics card or outdated drivers, can cause ".GPU" files to become inaccessible or corrupted.
  3. Virus or malware attack: Malicious software can infect and damage files on a computer, including ".GPU" files, leading to their loss or failure.
  4. File system corruption: If the file system on the computer becomes corrupted due to a system crash, improper shutdown, or other reasons, it can result in the loss or corruption of ".GPU" files.
  5. Power failure: Sudden power outages or improper shutdowns can interrupt file saving or accessing processes, potentially leading to ".GPU" file loss or failure.
  6. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidentally formatting the wrong drive or partition, can cause ".GPU" files to be lost.
  7. Physical damage: Physical damage to the storage device, such as a hard drive or SSD, can result in the loss or failure of ".GPU" files stored on it.

It is important to regularly back up important ".GPU" files to minimize the risk of loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".GPU" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".GPU" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".GPU" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".GPU" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".GPU" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".GPU" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".GPU" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo gP2X Utility Program image file file?

Programs that open ".GPU" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: GP2X Utility Program

  • File extension: .GPU

  • Developer: GamePark

  • Category: Executable Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

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Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a .GPU file extension and what does it represent in the context of computer graphics?

    There is no commonly known file extension ".GPU" in the context of computer graphics. File extensions typically represent the format or type of a file, and ".GPU" is not a recognized format in this domain. It is possible that you may have encountered a custom or proprietary file format specific to a particular software or application. In such cases, the meaning and purpose of the file extension would depend on the software it is associated with.

  • How can I open a .GPU file and what software or program is required to view its contents?

    A .GPU file is typically associated with the NVIDIA GeForce Experience software and contains settings or profiles for specific games. To open and view the contents of a .GPU file, you need to have the NVIDIA GeForce Experience software installed on your computer.

    Here are the steps to open a .GPU file using NVIDIA GeForce Experience:

    1. Ensure you have the latest version of NVIDIA GeForce Experience installed on your computer. You can download it from the official NVIDIA website.
    2. Launch NVIDIA GeForce Experience.
    3. Click on the "Games" tab at the top of the GeForce Experience window.
    4. In the left sidebar, click on "Manage 3D Settings."
    5. On the right side, you will find a section called "Program Settings." Click on the "Add" button.
    6. A file browser window will open. Navigate to the location where the .GPU file is stored, select it, and click "Open."
    7. The .GPU file will be added to the list of programs. You can now view and modify its settings by selecting it from the list.

    Please note that .GPU files are specific to NVIDIA GeForce Experience and cannot be opened with any other software or program.

  • Are .GPU files specific to a certain graphics processing unit (GPU) brand or are they universally compatible across different GPU models?

    .GPU files are not universally compatible across different GPU models. They are typically specific to a certain graphics processing unit (GPU) brand or model. Each GPU manufacturer may have its own proprietary file format for storing GPU settings, configurations, or profiles. These files are typically used by software utilities provided by the GPU manufacturer to apply specific settings or optimizations for that particular GPU model.

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