File Extension PRF

.PRF File

File extension: PRF
File type: Profile File
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Notes about the PRF 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 PRF file type is primarily associated with 'Atheros' by Atheros Communications, Inc.. Atheros Communications is a developer of semiconductors for wireless communications.

Detailed information for file extension PRF:


Primary association: Atheros
Company: Atheros Communications, Inc.
Identifying characters Hex: 41 74 68 65 72 6F 73 20 50 72 6F 66 69 6C 65 20 46 69 6C 65 , ASCII: Atheros Profile File
Related links: Wikipedia Atheros Page

Other applications associated with file type PRF:

  • CheckIt (Pro 1.0 Data)
  • ClarisWorks Preferences File
  • dBASE IV Printer Driver
  • Director (Settings) by Macromedia
  • Fastgraph Pixel Run Format Graphics
  • McAfee Viruscan Profile
  • MicroImages (Print Driver File) by MicroImages, Inc.This file type is sometimes used by various MicroImages products. It is not common so you may not see it. Always paired with .P1 file.
  • Monarch Portable Report File(data mining)
  • PICS Rules File(associated with MSRATING.DLL) The Mime types used with this association are: application/pics-rules.
  • Plot Reference File
  • Polychrome Recursive Format (Bitmap) This association is classified as Graphic. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 50 52 46 31 , ASCII: PRF1Related links: XnView
  • Preferences File
  • Profan by rgh-soft.deGerman site. Profan is a programming language.
  • Profiler OutputProfiler output: Function list (MS Profiler)
  • Rapfile
  • Windows System File

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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 .PRF

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: prffile, FileType: Microsoft Office Outlook Profile Settings, AppName: Microsoft Office Outlook

ProgramID: prffile, FileType: Microsoft Outlook Profile Settings, AppName: Microsoft Outlook

ProgramID: prffile, FileType: msrating.dll,-3001, AppName: Internet Ratings and Local User Management DLL
EXEFile: msrating.dll

ProgramID: prffile, FileType: msrating.dll,-3001, AppName: Microsoft Outlook
EXEFile: OUTLOOK.EXE

ProgramID: prffile, FileType: PICSRules File, AppName: Internet Ratings and Local User Management DLL

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%r\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ImportPRF %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\ServicePackFiles\i386\msrating.dll,ClickedOnPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: W:\OfficeXP\FILES\PFILES\MSOFFICE\OFFICE10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ImportPRF

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe msrating.dll,ClickedOnPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OfficeXP\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ImportPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Outlook\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /PromptImportPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office_XP\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /PromptImportPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ImportPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ImportPRF

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe msrating.dll,ClickOnPRF %1

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe msrating.dll,ClickedOnPRF %1

ProgramID: DeviceCentral.prf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe Device Central CS4\DeviceCentral.exe

ProgramID: prffile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\msrating.dll,ClickedOnPRF


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