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HNK file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hnk - Internet Explorer HTML Help Index

The HNK data files are related to Microsoft Internet Explorer. HNK file is an Internet Explorer HTML Help Index. Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows operating systems.

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Internet Explorer HTML Help Index related extensions:
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Leapfrog Viewer Scene

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

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

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

bnk, hbk, hhk, hk, hmk, hnm, jnk, mnk, nk, tnk, unk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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