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MSC file extension

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

  • What is the .msc file?
  • What program do I need to open a .msc file?
  • How can the .msc file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .msc files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .msc?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .msc extension?

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

.msc file extension details

Microsoft Management Console Snap-in

Microsoft Management Console Snap-in .msc file icon
MSC file is a Microsoft Management Console Snap-in. The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) unifies and simplifies day-to-day system management tasks. It hosts tools and displays them as consoles. These tools, consisting of one or more applications, are built to contain modules called snap-ins. The snap-ins can include additional extension snap-ins.
Category: Application files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MSC aliases:
MSC related links:
MSC related extensions:

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

.msc file extension error

The .msc file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

msd, lsc, sc, hsc, mxc, msx, mss, mec, mcc, smc, jsc, nsc, mwc, msv, msf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .msc file

Can't open a .msc 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 .msc file association, check the FAQ.

.msc file extension

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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.msc file extension

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