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I have a file with .mdf extension, and a small .mds with the same name. What kind of format is MDF? How can I see the contents of this file?

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You can use Alchohol software to run this file.
http://www.alcohol-soft.com/
These are typically image files an you mount them as a virtual drive to read their contents. Whats in there and what you do with it however, thats another question.

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