CRDS file format description
Many people share .crds files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .crds file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .crds files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.crds - Windows CardSpace Backup
The CRDS data files are related to Windows CardSpace. CRDS file is a Windows CardSpace Backup. Windows CardSpace is a client-side identity-management tool that lets you create and manage personal information cards.
- Windows CardSpace
- Data files
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- Windows CardSpace Backup related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .crds file extension. Even harmful programs can create .crds files. Be especially cautious with .crds files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .crds 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 .crds file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
rds, cdds, crs, cds, xrds, rcds, crd
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Microsoft Windows Cardfile
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