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Open CAB file extension

File Type: (Compressed file)

Compatible with (WinXP, Vista and Win7)

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File extension errors generally occur when the appropriate program is not installed in your system or your registry may be corrupt. You can either

Notes about the .CAB file extension:

.CABCAB is a compressed archive format associated with Microsoft Windows. CAB file allows windows software installations such as device drivers and system files. CAB file can be opened with Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe and WinZip professional programs. File extension errors generally occur when the appropriate program is not installed in your system. Scan your system to identify and fix CAB file extension errors.

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Compatible with Window XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10

Detailed information for file extension CAB :

Primary association: Cabinet File

Company: Microsoft Corporation

File classification: Archive

Mime type:

Identifying characters Hex: 4D 53 43 46 00 00 00 00 , ASCII: MSCF

Reference: CAB on Wikipedia , view more extensions

Related links: XP File Association Fixes ,Unpack with 7-Zip

File type CAB's association with other applications are:

  • Install Shield (v5.x or 6.x Compressed File) by InstallShield Software Corporation

    Not compatible with Microsoft .CAB files. The files are usually called DATA1.CAB or DISK1.CAB. There are utilities available to decompress them and extract their contents (I5COMP and I6COMP [search on these terms to find copies]). The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 49 53 63 28 , ASCII: ISc(

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))

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