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.CPF File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CPF file?

.CPF is Cognos Project File

Project file created by Cognos Framework Manager, a data modeling tool included with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) software; contains data "metamodels" that that organize BI data from underlying databases; provides the means to store data models that can be used for BI analysis.

Programs that open Cognos Project File
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
File Type 2 Cab Provisioning Format File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Settings Files Format: Binary

File used to configure, or "provision," a Windows Mobile device; may contain settings for security, applications, and connectivity; saved in the .CAB format and includes data encoded from an XML file using the Makecab.exe program; used by manufacturers when configuring devices for vendors.

The process of provisioning takes place after the operating system is loaded onto the device.

Programs that open Cab Provisioning Format File
Microsoft Makecab

How to solve problems with CPF files

  • Associate the CPF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CPF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CPF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CPF 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 .CPF is Cognos Project File. Because only the current version supports the latest CPF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the IBM manufacturer website after an available .CPF is Cognos Project File update.
  • To make sure that your CPF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.