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Summary

Name Windows Portable Executable
Version  
Other names Common Object File Format, COFF, EXE
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.microsoft.portable-executable
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:  com.microsoft.windows-executable
PUID:  x-fmt/411
Family  
Classification  
Disclosure  
Description This is an outline record only, and requires further details, research or authentication to provide information that will enable users to further understand the format and to assess digital preservation risks associated with it if appropriate. If you are able to help by supplying any additional information concerning this entry, please return to the main PRONOM page and select ‘Add an Entry’.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than Windows Portable Executable (32 bit)
Has lower priority than Windows Portable Executable (64 bit)
Has priority over MS-DOS Executable  
Has priority over Windows New Executable  
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 17 Feb 2006
Source description  
Last updated 17 Feb 2006
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