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KO file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .ko file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .ko file?
  • What program do I need to open a .ko file?
  • How can the .ko file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .ko files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Linux 2.6 Kernel Object

KO file is a Linux 2.6 Kernel Object. A loadable kernel module (LKM) is an object file that contains code to extend the running kernel, or so-called base kernel, of an operating system.
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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KO aliases:
KO related links:
KO related extensions:
C Source Code

C Header File

Compiled Object File

Unix Shared Library

Visual C++ Preprocessed Source

INTERCAL Source File

D Source Code

Other types of files may also use the .ko file extension.

🚫 The .ko file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ok, jo, lo, kl, ki, oo, mo, kp, kk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Dot OK MD5 Hash
JO Audio File
GNU Gettext Machine Object File
Klystrack Instrument
SyncCrypt Ransomware Encrypted Data
FreePascal Object
Haxial Compiler KL Source
WinOLS Map Data
Interleaf Compiled Lisp

🔴 Can't open a .ko file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .ko file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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