.PCP File Extension

File Type:
Windows Installer Patch Creation Properties File

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

What is a PCP file?

Pcp file extension has Windows Installer Patch Creation Properties file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Windows Installer is a standard tool for installing software integrated into the Windows OS. It uses files with this extension. They contain global settings patch packages. PCP files are used to create .MSP patch files.

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

pcp file icon
File Type:
Windows Installer Patch Creation Properties File
Developer Files

How to open PCP file?

Double click the pcp 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 .pcp 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 pcp 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 pcp 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 PCP files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft Windows SDK Microsoft Windows SDK

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

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