File Extension: PFC

File Type: AOL Preferences / Personal Filing Cabinet

AOL's PFC (Personal Filing Cabinet) files contains messages, URLs/favorites, preferences, etc. and other personal and/or configuration data from AOL's applications.

Sample hexdump

Here's a sample hexdump of a .PFC file's header (first 256 bytes):
sample AOL PFC Personal Filing Cabinet file hexdump
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Additional informations / Related links

  • Wikipedia - AOL (formerly America Online, Inc.)
  • PFCEx - AOL Personal Filing Cabinet info Extractor
  • File Extension Seeker - .PFC search results
  • FILExt - PFC extension details
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