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.INF File Extension

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File TypeSetup Information File

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CategorySettings Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.


Plain text configuration file that defines what files are installed with a certain software program or update; may also list the location of the files and the directories where the files are to be installed; used by the Windows operating system, or by the program or installer that includes the INF file.

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NOTE: INF files can become infected by viruses so do not attempt to open manually.

Programs that open INF files
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
MacroMates TextMate
Other text editor
Updated 8/18/2010

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