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.CHK File Extension

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File TypeInterCheck Checksum Database
DeveloperSophos
Popularity
3.6 (10 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryData Files
File Format Description

Database file that contains virus definitions for Sophos Anti-Virus; updated with InterCheck, a service that checks a central virus reporting system; can be modified by changing the InterCheck reporting level and syslog configuration settings.

The InterCheck datbase is named "interchk.chk" by default. It is stored in the /Program Files/Sophos/Sophos Anti-Virus/Config directory on Windows computers.

Program(s) that open .CHK files
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Windows
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Mac OS
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Linux
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Updated 6/23/2009

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File TypeSaved File Fragment
DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.0 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryMisc Files
File Format Description

Windows file fragment cleaned from the hard disk by ScanDisk or CHKDISK; stored in the FOUND folder after a disk scan has been performed; typically can be deleted since the information has been moved somewhere else on the disk.

The program CHK-Mate can be used to examine the contents of a CHK file before it is removed. Also, UnCHK and FileCHK can be used to recover data from CHK files.

Program(s) that open .CHK files
Updated 3/2/2011

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File TypeNetgear Router Firmware File
DeveloperNetgear
Popularity
2.4 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategorySystem Files
File Format Description

File used by Netgear routers when updating the firmware; stores low-level system data that runs the router; can be used for applying router updates using the Netgear Web browser interface, which is often accessed at the local 192.168.1.1 local network address.

Program(s) that open .CHK files
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Updated 4/16/2012

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File TypeStarCraft Chunk File
DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment
Popularity
2.0 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

Uncompressed Starcraft map included with the Blizzard installer CD; similar to a .MPQ formatted file, such as a .SCM or .SCX scenario file, but is not compressed into an archive format.

Program(s) that open .CHK files
Updated 11/30/2007