.VPOL File Extension

.VPOL File Extension

File Type

Windows Vault Policy File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
1.8  |  5 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

What is a VPOL file?

File created by Windows Vault (also referred to as Credential Manager), a program available with Windows 7 that enables Windows users to safely store personal information such as user names and passwords; stores a set of encryption keys that are used to protect user information.

More Information

VPOL files, as well as other Windows Vault files (.VSCH and .VCRD) are located in the following directory:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Vault\

NOTE: You can access your Windows Vault in the Credential Manager interface by opening the Control Panel, choosing User Accounts and Family Safety, and selecting Credential Manager.

Common VPOL Filenames

Policy.vpol - The name of the VPOL file for the Windows Vault.

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Programs that open VPOL files

Windows
Microsoft Windows Vault
Updated July 17, 2017

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