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.000 File Extension

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File Type 1Indexing Service Data File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.9 (19 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File created by Indexing Service, a software component of the Windows (operating system|operating system) that creates a searchable file system index from files on the hard drive; contains data that helps Windows perform quicker searches.

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000 files are saved with several other types of files that make up the search index. Other types may include .BK1, .BK2, .FID, .HSH, .PS1, and .PS2 files.

The Indexing Service search index is often created in the following directory: C:\System Volume Information\catalog.wci\. The index may also be generated for external volumes connected to the Windows computer, such as flash drives.

Program(s) that open .000 files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Windows
Updated 5/16/2011

File Type 2Windows CE Installation Data File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.8 (22 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Index of cabinet (.CAB) files included in an installation package for a Windows CE device; referenced by the program's installer script and defines the files to be installed.

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Cabinet index files also include the application name and publisher, the designated directory path for installation, WinCE software requirements, the cabinet architecture, and other information.

Program(s) that open .000 files
Linux LogoLinux
cabextract
Updated 10/4/2007

File Type 3DoubleSpace Compressed File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.5 (8 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryCompressed Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

File archive compressed by Microsoft DoubleSpace, an older file compression utility included with MS-DOS; can be decompressed and opened on the fly using MS-DOS with the DBLSPACE.BIN compression subsystem installed.

Program(s) that open .000 files
Updated 6/15/2009

File Type 4Virtual CD Disc Image File

DeveloperH+H Software
Popularity
3.4 (7 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryDisk Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Disc image data file created by Virtual CD, a disc imaging program; created by versions 4 and later of the software; contains the data for the disc and is saved alongside a .VC4 file; may also be saved with a .VCX file, which is the CD Editor project that was used to create the 000 and VC4 files.

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000 files can be burned to a disc using Virtual CD. However, you need to open the corresponding VC4 file (or VCX file if it exists), which then allows the Virtual CD software to access the disc image.

Program(s) that open .000 files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
H+H Software Virtual CD
Smart Projects IsoBuster
EZB Systems UltraISO
Updated 2/20/2012