.CBT File Extension

File Type:
Computer Based Training File

Having trouble opening .cbt extension? Don't panic! This page explains what cbt files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open cbt files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CBT file?

Cbt file extension has Computer Based Training file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

These files store user support information and training data used by Microsoft Help. Other Microsoft programs and computer training applications can also access CBT files. CBT stands for Computer Based Training.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

cbt file icon
File Type:
Computer Based Training File
Misc Files

How to open CBT file?

Double click the cbt file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .cbt extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the cbt extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cbt file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CBT files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft Help Microsoft Help

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the cbt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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