File Extension Library

.PCV File Extension

  • Developer by: MozBackup
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .PCV files and how to open them?

Can't open .PCV file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PCV file.

What is a .PCV file extension?

.PCV file extension is created by MozBackup. .PCV has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .PCV file is Zip.

.PCV is MozBackup Profile Backup

Backup file crated by MozBackup, a free utility used for backing up and restoring user profiles for Mozilla Thunderbird, Firefox, Mozilla Suite, and Netscape; saved in a compressed .ZIP format and contains bookmarks, email messages, contacts, and other profile data.

You can decompress a PCV file manually by changing the ".pcv" file extension to ".zip" and unzipping the file with a decompression program such as WinZip. However, unless you know what to do with the extracted files, this may not be helpful in the restoration process. Therefore, it is best to treat PCV files as a "black box" and only open them using the MozBackup file.

List of all softwares that can open the MozBackup Profile Backup
Corel WinZip 23

How to fix problems with .PCV files

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