.CHK File Extension

Developer:
Netgear
File Type:
Netgear Router Firmware File
Popularity:

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

What is a CHK file?

Chk file extension has Netgear Router Firmware file type, developed by Netgear, which is associated with the "system files" category.

These files are required for performing updates of Netgear routers. CHK files contain low-level system data that must be integrated into router’s firmware in order to run the device properly. Users can use the Netgear Web browser interface for installing updates by accessing the local network address 192.168.1.1.

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

chk file icon
Developer:
Netgear
File Type:
Netgear Router Firmware File
Category:
System Files
Format:
N/A

How to open CHK file?

Double click the chk 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 .chk 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 chk 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".
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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 chk 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 CHK files

  • Windows Windows
    • Any Web browser Any Web browser

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 chk file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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