There are 10 other file types using
the CHK file extension!

chk file icon.chk - Corel WordPerfect temporary file

chk file icon.chk - Starcraft campaign map file

chk file icon.chk - SSConvert multilanguage video subtitle data file

chk file icon.chk - Sophos intercheck file

chk file icon.chk - EpiData check file

chk file icon.chk - 3D Movie Maker interface data file

chk file icon.chk - Nvu file

chk file icon.chk - TomTom Navigator voice file

chk file icon.chk - PolySpace check results file

chk file icon.chk - Netgear firmware file

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CHK file extension - ScanDisk file fragment

What is chk file? How to open chk files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The chk file extension is mainly associated with ScanDisk utility used to check errors in file system or physical errors on hard drive. It is available in MS-DOS as well as in Windows.

The chk file contain fragments cleaned from the disk. When Microsoft Windows disk checking programs find errors on your hard disk they usually save the "lost" data fragments to chk files.

The default software associated to chk file type:

Microsoft ScanDisk picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft ScanDisk  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

ScanDisk or CHKDSK are parts of Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS operating systems used to check and repair errors in file system as well as repair physical errors on hard drive.

Help how to open CHK files:

These files can generally not be opened, but could habe been recovered with a special software.

How to convert file with extension CHK:

As far as we know, this .chk file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .chk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open chk file, edit chk file, convert chk file, view chk file, play chk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the chk files.

  • Open chk file
  • Create chk file
  • Record chk file
  • Others chk file

Software that open chk file - ScanDisk file fragment

Click on the link to get more information about UnCHK for open chk file action.

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