A bks file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows scheduled backup scripts.

There are 4 other file types using
the BKS file extension!

empty icon.bks - IBM BookManager read bookshelf backup

bks icon.bks - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document backup

empty icon.bks - IBM Softcopy Reader Bookmanager book file

empty icon.bks - NTBackup settings

BKS file extension - Microsoft Windows scheduled backup script

What is bks file? How to open bks files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

bks file icon: bks filetype icon

The bks file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows NT and Microsoft Windows 2000 operating systems for IBM-PC compatible computers.

The bks file stores scheduled backup script from Windows NT and 2000.

This bks file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open bks file:

Microsoft Windows 2000 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 2000  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 2000 is full 32-bit operating system based on Windows NT core for business workstations and servers released in 2000. It is the predecessor of popular Windows XP.  It is more comfortable than Windows NT 4.0 and supports advanced features such as the Universal Serial Bus (USB), IrDA for infrared devices, and FireWire. Windows 2000 was the first Windows NT system, which was also popular among home users.

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows NT 4.0  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 is popular business oriented operating system released in 1996. It is full 32-bit operating system based on NT core. Windows NT is designed to work on multi-processor computers. The graphical environment is similar to Microsoft Windows 95. Windows NT 4.0 were distributed in two editions: for workstations and servers. In 2000 Windows NT was replaced by the Microsoft Windows 2000.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of *.bks files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bks file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .bks file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bks file, edit bks file, convert bks file, view bks file, play bks file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting bks files.

Software that open bks file - Microsoft Windows scheduled backup script

Programs supporting the exension bks on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open bks file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bks file by default:
Microsoft Windows 2000 small icon Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 small icon Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

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