>> VPOL file

VPOL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vpol - Windows Credential Manager Policy Data

The VPOL data files are related to Windows Credential Manager. VPOL file is a Windows Credential Manager Policy Data. Windows Credential Manager allows you to store credentials, such as user names and passwords that you use to log on to websites or other computers on a network. By storing your credentials, Windows can automatically log you on to websites or other computers. Credentials are saved in special folders on your computer called vaults.

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

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

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

pol, vpo, vol, vpl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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