.DIAGCAB File Extension

Diagnostic Cabinet File

A DIAGCAB file contains data used by the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool to locate and fix problems in Windows. Specifically, it has a .CAB file for diagnosing and repairing computer issues. The D...

General Information

Title DIAGCAB File Extension
Extension .diagcab
Full Form Diagnostic Cabinet File
File Type System Troubleshooting File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/vnd.ms-cab-compressed

File Function

Primary Function Troubleshoot issues
Additional Functions Automate fixes
Features Interactive, Guided assistance

File Characteristics

Quality High integrity
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

System Diagnostics Yes
Error Resolution Yes
Automated Support Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File tampering
Best Practices Verified source

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Windows Vista
Notable Changes Windows Troubleshooting Platform

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .msi, .exe, .cab

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Included Windows