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File Extension TSK

Files that contain the file extension TSK are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Microsoft Windows, PhotoImpact, Trend PC-cillin, and Windows Mobile. TSK files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the file extension TSK is related to Microsoft Windows, it is a system file type that contains settings and configurations for Windows applications. The file is typically located in the System32 folder in the Windows operating system and is a necessary part of running specific applications and functions.

TSK files created with PhotoImpact are a settings file type that contains configurations, skins, themes, and other elements used with PhotoImpact X3 application. PhotoImpact X 3 is a photo editor and manager used with Microsoft Windows.

If the file extension TSK is associated with Trend PC-cillin, the file is a data file type that contains information which is pertinent to the PC-cillin application. PC-cillin is an antivirus/antispyware application produced by Trend Micro.

Windows Mobile TSK files are a compressed archive file type that contains skins and themes for a pocket PC. The contents can include background colors, menus, and images used to customize a Windows Mobile portable device.

How to Open TSK Files

Since TSK files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. TSK files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.

TSK files that are system files for the Windows operating system are not meant to be manually opened. Since they are a critical part of the operating system, opening them could accidentally modify or corrupt the contents which can cause errors and other problems with the operating system. This type of TSK file should be opened with the specific application it is associated with.

TSK files that are related to PhotoImpact should be opened using PhotoImpact X3 since the files contain settings and configurations for running the PhotoImpact application. PhotoImpact X3 is available in a free trial version on the Corel website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.

If the file extension TSK is associated with Trend PC-cillin, you can open the file using the PC-cillin application. Trend PC-cillin is now known as Titanium Antivirus and is available as a free trial download on the Trend Micro website. Titanium antivirus is compatible with the Windows operating system versions XP and higher.

TSK files that are created for Windows Mobile can be opened using Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5, which is software that provides syncing services for Windows Mobile devices. ActiveSync 4.5 is available for download in the Download Center on the Microsoft website.