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.CAB File Extension

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File TypeWindows Cabinet File
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CategorySystem Files
File Format Description

Archive format native to Microsoft Windows that contains compressed data; supports .ZIP, Quantum, and LZX data compression algorithms; used for Windows software installations such as system files, network components, and device drivers.

The Microsoft installers Setup API, Device Installer, and AdvPack often install data from CAB files.

To run the Microsoft System Configuration Utility (msconfig.exe), a program that reads CAB files, select "Run" from the Windows Start menu, type "msconfig," and press Enter.

Program(s) that open .CAB files
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Updated 7/22/2015