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.CPL File Extension

File TypeWindows Control Panel Item

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CategorySystem Files


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

What is a CPL file?

A CPL file is a control panel item, such as Displays, Mouse, Sound, or Networking, used by the Windows operating system. It is stored in the Windows\System folder and loaded automatically when the Windows Control Panel is opened.

More Information

Since CPL files are referenced by the Windows operating system, they should not be opened manually.

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Programs that open CPL files
Microsoft Windows
Updated 5/10/2016

About the file extension cpl

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