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File TypeWindows Backup Catalog File

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CategoryBackup Files


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


Backup information file created by the Windows Backup and Restore application; stores a catalog of files created for the backup; created with several .ZIP files, which contain the system and user files for the backup.

More Information

When a WBCAT file is opened, the Windows Backup and Restore application uses the catalog to restore backed up files into their appropriate locations. WBCAT files are saved to the \Catalogs\ directory of the backup media and have the name GlobalCatalogs.wbcat.

Programs that open WBCAT files
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Microsoft Windows Backup and Restore
Updated 11/29/2010