>> SV4CPIO file

SV4CPIO file format description

Many people share .sv4cpio files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sv4cpio file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sv4cpio files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sv4cpio - System V Release 4 CPIO Archive

The SV4CPIO archive files are related to GnuWin32 CPIO. SV4CPIO file is a System V Release 4 CPIO Archive.

GnuWin32 CPIO
Archive files
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System V Release 4 CPIO Archive related extensions:
BZip2 Compressed Data
Windows HCK Studio Submission Package
Windows NT Backup Selection
Microsoft Windows Merge Module
DRM Delivery Message
Windows HLK Studio Package

Naturally, other applications may also use the .sv4cpio file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sv4cpio files. Be especially cautious with .sv4cpio files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .sv4cpio 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.

Operating systems

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