CNS file format description
Many people share .cns files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cns file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cns files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cns - Client Connection Manager Config
The CNS configuration files are related to Notepad. CNS file is a Client Connection Manager exported config on Windows NT/2000 server.
- Configuration files
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- Client Connection Manager Config related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cns file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cns files. Be especially cautious with .cns files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cns 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cns file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ns, cnx, cgs, ncs, vns, cbs, fns, csn, cnq, cnc, cms, sns, dns, cs, cnw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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