The File Extensions Database


.CKS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .CKS file?

.CKS is Microsoft Windows CE image info data

The file with cks file extension contains information about binary ROM image with installation of the Microsoft Windows CE operating system.

The cks file is important for installation process of Windows CE ROM to the compatible device.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with CKS files

  • Associate the CKS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CKS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CKS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CKS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CKS is Microsoft Windows CE image info data. Because only the current version supports the latest CKS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft Corporation manufacturer website after an available .CKS is Microsoft Windows CE image info data update.
  • To make sure that your CKS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.