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CHG file format description

CHG file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with CHG files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the CHG file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing CHG files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Quicken Online Data

The CHG file is an Intuit Quicken Online Data. Quicken is a personal finance management tool, with a vast array of features.

Application:Intuit Quicken
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
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Quicken Online Data related extensions

  • mcfx Palette 3 Pro Connected Mode Data
  • job Autodesk PartMaker Job Data
  • pphe PLINK Phenotype Permutations Data
  • rsakey Top Secret Crypto Gold RSA Key Data

#2 Windows Netlogon ChangeLog

The CHG file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Microsoft Windows, serving as a Windows Netlogon ChangeLog. The Netlogon.chg file is located on all domain controllers, but is used only by the primary domain controller (PDC) to keep track of changes made to the security databases. Visit the website of Microsoft Windows for a detailed description of the CHG format.

Application:Microsoft Windows
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Windows Netlogon ChangeLog related extensions

  • x83 GAEB DA XML Data File
  • s2wdh HP Share to Web Upload Folder Data
  • anim Unity 3D Animation Data
  • lla PROJ.4 LLA Data

Did someone accidentally misspell the CHG filename?

The CHG filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your CHG file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this CHG file.

To set the CHG file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set CHG file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle CHG files with care

Exercise caution when handling CHG files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar CHG files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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