A cks file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows CE image info files.

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the CKS file extension!

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CKS file - Microsoft Windows CE image info data

What is cks file? How to open cks files?

The file with cks file extension contains information about binary ROM image with installation of the Microsoft Windows CE operating system.

The cks file is important for installation process of Windows CE ROM to the compatible device.

The default software associated to cks file type:

Microsoft Windows CE Embedded icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows CE Embedded  Windows Mobile/CE software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows CE Embedded is operating system for x86, MIPS, and ARM processors. It is typically used by portable devices with small storage. Windows Mobile and Windows Phone operating systems for smart phones are also based on Microsoft Windows CE.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cks 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 recommended software applications associated to the .cks file extension

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

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cks file - Microsoft Windows CE image info data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows CE Embedded. Microsoft Windows CE Embedded uses cks file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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