Saturday, July 01, 2006

Cabinet File

What is a Cabinet File?

-A cabinet is a single file created to hold a number of compressed files.

What will you do if a .CAB file got corrupted?

- You have to extract individual files from the cabinet files to replace missing or corrupted files.

How can you extract ?

1] Press Win+R keys to launch Run menu.

2]Now type in:msconfig and click OK.

3]Click Expand Fille...

4]Name the file you want to extract in the File to restore box

5]Click Browse From tab to restore the file in the Restore from box.For example, the Windows XP .cab files are stored in the I386 folder present in XP CD.

6]Locate the folder where you want to Save file in.

7]Click Expand tab In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click OK>Restart.


Description and Explanation of a Cabinet File

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