File Extension Library

.CHG File Extension

  • Category: Data Files

What is an .CHG file?

.CHG file extension has been classified as Data Files.

.CHG is Quicken Online Data File

Older file type used to store Quicken financial information.

List of all softwares that can open the Quicken Online Data File
Intuit Quicken
Intuit Quicken
File Type 2 Windows Net Logon File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: System Files

Change log file created by the Windows service Net Logon (or Netlogon); tracks changes to the login security databases and is not meant to be opened or edited directly.

The file Netlogon.chg in the C:\Windows\ directory has been known to cause problems when creating Symantec Intelligent Disaster Recovery (IDR) bootable images. Consult the Symantec knowledge base to resolve the issue.

How to Open .CHG file on different platforms

Open .CHG File on Windows

  • Right-click a .CHG
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .CHG file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .CHG files" Press "Ok"

Open .CHG File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CHG file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .CHG File on Linux

Right click on the .CHG file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .CHG File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CHG file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .CHG File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .CHG files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CHG files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CHG files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CHG file format
  2. You need to check the .CHG file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)