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Open CONFIG File

A CONFIG extension file is a configuration file used by various applications.

Said CONFIG file contains plain text parameters that define settings or preferences for building or executing a program.

The functions of a CONFIG file are similar to a SET file, that is, programs use it for their configurations, either by default or by user.

CONFIG files are created by software development programs, which often reference CONFIG files to configure the applications they develop.

A clear example of a CONFIG file is Microsoft's Web.CONFIG file, which can be edited with Visual Web Developer, a program included in Microsoft Visual Studio.

This CONFIG file contains XML configuration information that controls the operation of a website, from individual pages to an entire ASP.NET application.

Since CONFIG files are stored in plain text, they can be viewed and edited with a text editor such as Microsoft Notepad.

However, it is not recommended to edit a CONFIG file without first knowing its contents, as it can corrupt the file and cause its associated application to malfunction.

Linux kernel-based operating systems also often use CONFIG files, usually to configure servers, database applications, and so on.

Software for opening and working with a CONFIG file

Typical CONFIG application file locations:

  • "g:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe" /dde
  • c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe /dde
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe" /dde
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\vsta.exe" /dde
  • c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\vsta.exe /dde
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\vsta.exe" /dde

Typical CONFIG mime types:

  • application/xml

Frequently used application names to open CONFIG files:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 8

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • VisualStudio.config.10.0
  • VisualStudio.config.9.0
  • VSTA.config.8.0
  • VSTA.config.9.0

How Can I Open CONFIG File on Windows

How Can I Open CONFIG File on Mac OS

How Can I Open CONFIG File on Android

If you downloaded a CONFIG file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open CONFIG File on iPhone or iPad

To open CONFIG File on iOS device follow steps below:

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