What is a .CPU File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .cpu extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .cpu file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CPU file?

The .CPU file extension stands for Virtual CPU File. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cpu file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CPU file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CPU file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CPU file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .cpu file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the CPU Simulation Utility software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: CPU Simulation Utility.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CPU file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the CPU Simulation Utility software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CPU file?

If you cannot open the .CPU file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CPU file.cpvc – Adobe Systems, .cpx – Oracle, .cpx – Microsoft, .cpx – Corel, .cpy – Autodesk. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CPU file with the CPU Simulation Utility program on Windows.