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CFB file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cfb - Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File

CFB file is a Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File. Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia CD-ROM (1989) was the first multimedia encyclopedia.

.cfb file format description:
CFB format description not yet available
Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia
Multimedia files
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Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File related links:
Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File related extensions:

.cfb - Microsoft Compound File Binary

CFB file is a Microsoft Compound File Binary. Microsoft Compound File Binary is a file format for storing numerous files and streams within a single file on a disk. CFBF is developed by Microsoft and is an implementation of Microsoft COM Structured Storage.

.cfb file format description:
CFB format
Visual Studio
Development files
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Microsoft Compound File Binary related links:
Microsoft Compound File Binary related extensions:
DSM Application Diagram
VS Binary Resource Script Data
Visual Basic Animated Button Configuration
Visual Studio ClassWizard Data
Enterprise Template Project
WinHelp Context ID

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

Can't open a .cfb 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.

The .cfb file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

xfb, cb, sfb, fb, cvb, crb, cfg, cf, ccb, cbb, vfb, fcb, dfb, ctb, cfn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Windows 95 Clean Boot File
Calamus Font Data
CFEngine Policy Data
LonWorks Binary Device Interface File
CopperCube Scene File
Slim! Compressed Archive

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