Files with man extension could be found in older Windows 2000 and XP as mandatory user profiles.

There are 2 other file types using
the MAN file extension!

man file icon.man - Unix text manual file

man file icon.man - Blaise file

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MAN file extension - Microsoft Windows 2000/XP mandatory user profile

What is man file? How to open man files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

man file icon: man filetype icon

The man file extension is associated with Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

This type of .man file contains mandatory user profiles. Mandatory user profile is a user account in which the settings are preconfigured by the administrator. If you are using a mandatory user profile, you can modify the profile, but when you log off the computer, the changes are not saved to the profile location (the changes are non-persistent).

When you log on to the computer again, the original mandatory profile is loaded on the computer.

The default software associated to man file type:

Microsoft Windows XP Professional icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows XP Professional  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows XP Professional operating system is designed for business and advanced users released in 2001. It contains all functions from Windows XP Home as well as other advanced functions used in business sector. It is available to buy in 32-bit and 64-bit version. The official support for this OS ends in 2014.

Microsoft Windows 2000 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 2000  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 2000 is full 32-bit operating system based on Windows NT core for business workstations and servers released in 2000. It is the predecessor of popular Windows XP.  It is more comfortable than Windows NT 4.0 and supports advanced features such as the Universal Serial Bus (USB), IrDA for infrared devices, and FireWire. Windows 2000 was the first Windows NT system, which was also popular among home users.

Help how to open MAN files:

This type of user profiles can only be used in Windows 2000 and Windows XP through the user control panel. It must be placed in the default directory first though.

How to convert file with extension MAN:

This file type cannot be converted to anything else, it just contains user profiles.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .man 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 man file, edit man file, convert man file, view man file, play man file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others man file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with man file - Microsoft Windows 2000/XP mandatory user profile

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Microsoft Windows XP Professional uses man 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with man file by default:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional small icon Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 small icon Microsoft Windows 2000

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