>> SHB file

SHB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.shb - Windows Shell Scrap Object

The SHB data files are related to Microsoft Windows. SHB file is a Windows Shell Scrap Object. The Shell Scrap Object is part of the Microsoft embed objects inside objects philosophy.

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

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

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

chb, hb, hsb, sb, sbb, sbh, sgb, sh, shf, shg, shh, shn, shv, sjb, smb

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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