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Extensible Storage Engine. The Extensible Storage Engine is a multi-user, indexed table manager. It is a database format used by a number of Microsoft Windows applications and components.

The typical file extension of the database page file is .edb. This is the file format used by Microsoft Exchange, Windows Update, Windows search and some other windows components.

The Extensible Storage Engine is known to use the following types of file: .chk, .edb, .tmp.edb, .log, .tmp.log, .jcp, .jrs, .jtx and .tmp.jtx.

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