.CHK File Extension
- Developer by: Sophos
- Category: Data Files
What is an .CHK file?
.CHK is InterCheck Checksum Database
A CHK file is a database file that contains virus definitions for Sophos Anti-Virus. It is updated with InterCheck, a service that checks a central virus reporting system, and can be modified by changing the InterCheck reporting level and syslog configuration settings.
The InterCheck database is named "interchk.chk" by default. It is stored in the /Program Files/Sophos/Sophos Anti-Virus/Config directory on Windows computers.
Programs that open InterCheck Checksum Database
File Type 2 Saved File Fragment
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Misc Files Format: Binary
Windows file fragment cleaned from the hard disk by ScanDisk or CHKDISK; stored in the FOUND folder after a disk scan has been performed; typically can be deleted since the information has been moved somewhere else on the disk.
The program CHK-Mate can be used to examine the contents of a CHK file before it is removed. Also, UnCHK and FileCHK can be used to recover data from CHK files.
Programs that open Saved File Fragment
|DIY DataRecovery CHK-Mate|
File Type 3 StarCraft Chunk File
Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment Category: Game Files
Uncompressed Starcraft map included with the Blizzard installer CD; similar to a .MPQ formatted file, such as a .SCM or .SCX scenario file, but is not compressed into an archive format.
Programs that open StarCraft Chunk File
File Type 4 Netgear Router Firmware File
Developer by: Netgear Category: System Files
File used by Netgear routers when updating the firmware; stores low-level system data that runs the router; can be used for applying router updates using the Netgear Web browser interface, which is often accessed at the local 192.168.1.1 local network address.