File Extension DB

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File Extension DB

DB is a common file extension which is associated with Database files. Usually these files are hidden in system directories. Finding these files may be an indication of registry corruption or virus activity.

It is created by various database software applications, supported by the different operating systems. Different kinds of data can be accumulated on this file extension, thus it is one of the most useful file extensions. It can also be utilized to get imported into multiple database programs.

There are three basic uses of .DB file:

1. Generic database file.

2. Borland Paradox database file.

3. Thumbs.db.

Windows XP generates a hidden file called "Thumbs.db" to hold cached thumbnail view information. The "Thumbs.db" file can be deleted to save space. Windows will recreate it if a thumbnail view is required of the folder. Programs like 'file maker pro' and 'Microsoft Access' can operate this file extension on the Windows platform. 'File maker pro' can also be utilized to open this file on the Mac Operating System.

DB file extension in the Windows operating system is associated with a certain application. This link is managed by Windows Registry which is a crucial part of the Windows operating system. However DB files can pose a problem for the system if there is a pre existing registry related error.

There are many ways to open file with specific file extension. There could be also multiple applications which you can use to open DB file. Learn more how to open DB file. Also you can try using hex or text editors like HexView or Notepad++ to open db files.

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