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.VDB File Extension

File TypeSymantec Virus Database File

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a VDB file?

Virus database file used by Symantec AntiVirus, a program that protects company computers against viruses; contains virus definition updates; used to distribute virus definitions from an AntiVirus server to clients when new viruses are discovered.

More Information

VDB files are converted from .XDB files before they are sent to clients. They are commonly distributed within corporate networks.

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Programs that open VDB files
Updated 8/11/2015

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