File Extension DSK

.DSK File

File extension: DSK
File type: Generic Disk Image


Notes about the DSK file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The DSK file type is primarily associated with 'Generic Disk Image'. There are a number of programs that produce images of disks. These images typically start with hex EB and, as an image, most any program that can produce/read a disk image can read the image produced by a different program.

Detailed information for file extension DSK:


Primary association: Generic Disk Image
Mime type: application/dsk, application/octet-stream
Identifying characters Hex: EB
Related links: Isobuster

Other applications associated with file type DSK:

  • Apple II or Macintosh (Game ROM/Disk Image) by Apple Inc.Use AppleWin (Apple II) or Basilisk II (Mac). Related links: AppleWin, Basilisk II, Emulation Newbies Start Here!, Emulator Zone
  • Delphi (Project Desktop File) by Borland Software CorporationAlso used by Borland's C++.
  • Desk
  • Extended CPCEMU Style (Disk Image)The extended DSK image is a file designed to describe copy-protected floppy disk software. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 45 58 54 45 4E 44 45 44 20 43 50 43 20 44 53 4B 20 46 69 6C 65 0D 0A 44 69 73 6B 2D 49 6E 66 6F 0D 0A , ASCII: EXTENDED.CPC.DSK.File..Disk-Info.. Related links: Internet Archive Extended CPCEMU File Format
  • MSX DOS Disk Image The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: EB FE 90
  • NetWare (Disk Driver) by Novell
  • Notes (Design Elements) by IBM, This was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM. Lotus Notes and Domino are a fundamental component of IBM Workplace. This extension was changed to .NDK when Windows XP adopted it for System Restore Backups, causing confusion for Notes users. , , This is a file that contains information about your workspace.
    , Related links: IBM Lotus Notes Wikipedia Page

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Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DSK

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: DiskProbe.Document, FileType: DiskProbe Document, AppName: WinNT Sector Editor

ProgramID: DiskImage
EXEFile: C:\mp3z\NES\Apple II\APPLEWIN.EXE %1

ProgramID: DiskImage
EXEFile: G:\Amiga\Disco2\Emuladores\AppleII\AppleWin\Applewin.exe %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FILEDISK\WinImage\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinImage\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: C:\WinImage\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: V:\BootDisks\WinImage 5\WINIMAGE.EXE %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: C:\unzipped\winima70[1]\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\winima61\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: DiskImage
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Josh Allen\My Documents\GAMES\AppleWin\APPLEWIN.EXE %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: E:\Unknown\Winimage\WINIMAGE.EXE %1

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Copy Burn Rip\WinImage\winimage.exe %1

ProgramID: MimarSinan Codex
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /idlist,%I,%L

ProgramID: Spectaculator.DiskImage.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\spectaculator.com\Spectaculator 6\SpecStub.exe

ProgramID: DiskProbe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACCESS~1\SUPPOR~1\dskprobe.exe

ProgramID: DiskProbe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SUPPOR~1\dskprobe.exe

ProgramID: DiskProbe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\dskprobe.exe

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerQuest\Drive Image 2002\PqVFedit.exe

ProgramID: DiskProbe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ARC1F\dskprobe.exe

ProgramID: DSK.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\deskcalc pro\deskcalc.exe

ProgramID: WinImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinImage\winimage.exe

ProgramID: SKFile
EXEFile: C:\Varian\CARYWI~1\ScanningKinetics.exe


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