A mum file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows operating system. The *.mum file stores settings for update packages.

There is one other file type using
the MUM file extension!

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MUM file extension - Microsoft Windows Update Package

What is mum file? How to open mum files?

File type specification:

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mum file icon: mum filetype icon

The mum file extension is associated with Windows update function included in Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating systems.

The mum files are package containing a software update or "hotfix" for Windows Vista OS, which are installed by Windows using the built-in software update program. The main update file is named Update.mum.

The mum files usually use the following file naming convention:

Package_[#]_for_kb[number]~[string]~[OS_version]~~[update_version].mum.

The default software associated to mum file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open MUM files:

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 file with extension MUM:

As far as we know, this .mum 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 .mum 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 mum file, edit mum file, convert mum file, view mum file, play mum file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Settings mum file

Settings file type for software that use mum file - Microsoft Windows Update Package

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings mum file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mum file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows 7 small icon Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8 small icon Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 10 small icon Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Vista small icon Microsoft Windows Vista

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