Download, Fix, and Update Extension.chs

Last Updated: 11/25/2023
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CHS files such as extension.chs are categorized as System (Windows Chinese Noise-Word List) files. As a Windows Chinese Noise-Word List file, it was created for use in Crimson Editor 3.72 by Ingyu Kang.

extension.chs was initially released with Crimson Editor 3.72 on 10/15/2004 for the Windows 10 Operating System. This file release marks the latest and most updated version from Ingyu Kang.

This article discusses complete file details, CHS file troubleshooting instructions for problems with extension.chs, and a comprehensive set of free downloads for every file version that has been catalogued by our team.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: extension.chs
File Extension: CHS file extension
File Type: System
Description: Windows Chinese Noise-Word List
User Popularity Rating:
Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Crimson Editor 3.72
Developer: Ingyu Kang
Software: Crimson Editor
Software Version: 3.72
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 34
Oldest File Date: 01/02/2020
Latest File Date: 01/02/2020

What are extension.chs Error Messages?

General extension.chs Runtime Errors

extension.chs file errors often occur during the startup phase of Crimson Editor, but can also occur while the program is running. These types CHS errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Crimson Editor is running. Here are some of the most common extension.chs runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\Program Files (x86)\Emerald Editor Community\Crimson Editor SVN286M\link\extension.chs

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Most CHS errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your extension.chs file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Crimson Editor), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, extension.chs file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Crimson Editor, system crash while loading or saving extension.chs, bad sectors on your storage media (usually your primary hard drive), or malware infection. Thus, it’s critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix extension.chs Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your extension.chs issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the extension.chs error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Crimson Editor (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Crimson Editor software.

You can uninstall Crimson Editor software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Crimson Editor 3.72 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Crimson Editor software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

Crimson Editor 3.72

Ingyu Kang

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many extension.chs error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the extension.chs error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your extension.chs File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate extension.chs file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free extension.chs files for every applicable version of Crimson Editor. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download extension.chs Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Crimson Editor folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Emerald Editor Community\Crimson Editor SVN286M\link\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve extension.chs problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download extension.chs Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying extension.chs to your appropriate Windows system directory. Ingyu Kang typically does not release Crimson Editor CHS files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing extension.chs and all other CHS files for Crimson Editor. An incorrectly installed CHS file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10

Files Related to extension.chs

CHS Files Related to extension.chs

File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
extension.chs Windows Chinese Noise-Word List Crimson Editor 3.72 34 C:\Windows\System32\

Other Files Related to extension.chs

File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
WmiApRpl.ini Windows Initialization Crimson Editor 3.72 29736 C:\Windows\inf\WmiApRpl\0009\
diagerr.xml Extensible Markup Language Crimson Editor 3.72 44109 C:\Windows\Panther\UnattendGC\
api-ms-win-core-memory... ApiSet Stub DLL Microsoft® Windows® Operating System (10.0.17134.12) 11624 C:\Users\Tester\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDriv...
EtwRTEventLog-Applicat... Microsoft Event Trace Log Crimson Editor 3.72 14560 C:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\WMI\RtBackup\
ShutdownPerformanceDia... Binary Disk Image Crimson Editor 3.72 9694 C:\Windows\System32\wdi\


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