Informations about the PAB filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .pab filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .pab file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
1 filename extension(s) are in our database
.pab - Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book
The PAB file is a Data file, which is connected to the Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book (.pab) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Outlook.
- Format description:
- PAB format description not yet available
- Microsoft Outlook
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
How to copy the personal address book
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .pab file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .pab extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .pab files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .pab file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .pab file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .pab file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .pab file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .pab file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .pab file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .pab extension
The .pab filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .pab files.
ab, pwb, pba, pan, paf, oab, apb, pxb, pqb, pb, pag, pa, lab
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .pab file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .pab extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Applix Builder Data
- Pixelmator Brush File
- PureBasic Source Code
- Print Artist Project
- Android ADB Backup Archive
- PanelBuilder Application
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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