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.DEP File Extension

File TypeWindows Dependency File

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What is a DEP file?

File used by various Windows programs or Windows application components; contains run-time requirements for a program, such as needed components or the names of target installation files and directories for an installer; often used for declaring dependencies for productivity tools being integrated with Microsoft Office.

More Information

DEP files can be created using the Microsoft Package and Deployment Wizard (PDW), which is part of the Microsoft Office 2000 Developer software package.

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Updated 3/1/2011

.DEP Extension Information

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