.CHG File Extension

File Type 1

Quicken Online Data File

Developer Intuit
Popularity
4.0  |  5 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a CHG file?

A CHG file contains financial information created by Intuit Quicken, a financial management app. Quicken no longer stores data in CHG files, making the files obscure.

More Information

Intuit Quicken is a personal finance application for managing and tracking multiple financial accounts. The software categorizes your spending, helps you manage your budget, and sets goals for eliminating debt.

NOTE: Only early versions of Quicken software use CHG files. You will not find CHG files with recent versions of the software.

How to open a CHG file

You should not attempt to open CHG files manually. Instead, Intuit Quicken references the CHG file. However, Quicken no longer supports CHG files.

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Programs that open or reference CHG files

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Updated July 20, 2022
File Type 2

Windows Net Logon File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.5  |  4 Votes
Category System Files
Format N/A

What is a CHG file?

Change log file created by the Windows service Net Logon (or Netlogon); tracks changes to the login security databases and is not meant to be opened or edited directly.

More Information

The file Netlogon.chg in the C:\Windows\ directory has been known to cause problems when creating Symantec Intelligent Disaster Recovery (IDR) bootable images. Consult the Symantec knowledge base to resolve the issue.

Programs that open or reference CHG files

Windows
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Updated July 21, 2011

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