How to make a .CFG binary file readable

Posted on 2012-09-18
Last Modified: 2012-09-20

Can somebody help me with opening a .CFG config file that is in binary format.

Question by:agriboy1980
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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    What program was used to generate this file and what is it supposed to contain?
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    Can be anything, depends on software that created the file. If you just want to look for strings in the .cfg use a hex editor like hxd. This way you may also find info what program wrote the file.

    Author Comment

    I am a bit rookie for this HEX editor.

    How should I investigate what program wrote the file watching only these strings?


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