CHCK file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chck - Microsoft Exchange Database Check Data

The CHCK data files are related to Microsoft Exchange. The CHCK file is a Microsoft Exchange Database Check Data. Microsoft Exchange Server is a mail server and calendaring server developed by Microsoft. It runs exclusively on Windows Server operating systems.

Microsoft Exchange
Data files
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Microsoft Exchange Database Check Data related extensions:
Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Log
Microsoft SharePoint Designer ASMX Data
Microsoft Outlook Offline Address Book
Microsoft Autoroute User Data
Microsoft SharePoint Designer SHTML Data
Microsoft Money User Propfile Data

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

Can't open a .chck 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 .chck file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cck, chc, chk, hck

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Epidata Defined Checks
COMcheck Data
Polyspace Check Results Data
DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report
CorelDraw Clipart Data

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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