CACHEDUMP file format description

Many people share .cachedump files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cachedump file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cachedump files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cachedump - Cachedump Data

The CACHEDUMP data files are related to Cachedump. The CACHEDUMP file is a Cachedump Data. Cachedump is a publicly-available tool that extracts cached password hashes from a Windows registry. The Cachedump seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .cachedump file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cachedump files. Be especially cautious with .cachedump files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cachedump file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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