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How to open .ESD file extension?

File Type : ExpertScan Survey Document (AutoData Systems)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .ESD file extension?

.ESD file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
File used by Microsoft's Electronic Software Download (ESD) software, a technology that is used for downloading purchased Microsoft products; saves the downloaded software in an encrypted format (an encrypted .WIM file); used for installing and upgrading purchased software. ESD files are sometimes seen when upgrading to Windows 7 or Windows 8 using the Microsoft Upgrade Assistant or when purchasing the software through the Microsoft online store. A common directory to find downloaded ESD files is: C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebSetup\Download Common ESD Filenames: WinPayload.esd - The file downloaded when purchasing and installing Windows 8 using Microsoft's upgrade assistant.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .ESD files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Windows 8