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.SETTINGCONTENT-MS File Extension

File TypeWindows Settings File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.5 (4 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is a SETTINGCONTENT-MS file?

File created for the Windows 8.1 operating system; contains setting content for Windows functions, such as how updates are installed or what default apps should be used to open particular file types; contained content is written in XML language.

More Information

You can create a shortcut to the SETTINGCONTENT-MS file, which makes it easier to customize your settings:

  1. Right-click an empty space on your desktop and select New → Shortcut.
  2. Copy and paste the following text into the item location area bar and click Next:
    %windir%\explorer.exe %localappdata%\Packages\windows
    .immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\
    Indexed\Settings\en-US\AAA_SystemSettings_Update
    _ChangeSettings.settingcontent-ms
  3. Name your shortcut "Windows Update Settings" and click Finish.

NOTE: For the text in step 2, if you're using a different language than English you'll have to change en-US in the text. Also, this text is for a shortcut to Windows Update settings, consult the "Common Filenames" section below for other SETTINGCONTENT-MS files.

Common SETTINGCONTENT-MS Filenames

AAA_SettingsPageAppsDefaults.settingcontent-ms - Contains default app settings.

AAA_SystemSettings_Update_ChangeSettings.settingcontent-ms - Contains system update settings.

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Programs that open SETTINGCONTENT-MS files
Windows
Microsoft Windows
Updated 12/13/2013

About the file extension settingcontent-ms

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