Opening CVA files

Did your computer fail to open a CVA file? We explain what CVA files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your CVA files.

What is a CVA file?

Files that contain the .cva file extension are most commonly associated with the HP Systems Software Manager.

CVA files are a part of the SoftPaq update packages that are distributed by HP. Each SoftPaq update package contains a setup executable file, a CVA file and the deliverable files.

The CVA file that is included in these packages contains the name of the software update, the update version and a single command that executes the update on the user's PC.

The Canvas software application has also been known to use the .cva file suffix. These CVA files contain sequence set files that are used by the Canvas program.

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