A b~k file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows 3.x. an operating environment for MS-DOS. A b~k file contains data.

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B~K file extension - Microsoft Windows 3.x data

What is b~k file? How to open b~k files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The b~k file extension is associated with the Windows 3.x, a graphic operating environment for MS-DOS operating system, developed by Microsoft.

The b~k file stores data used by Windows 3.x system.

Also used by Creative Sound Blaster audio card drivers installer for MS-DOS. These files store backup of autoexec.bat and config.sys.



This b~k 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 b~k file:

Microsoft Windows 3.x icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 3.x  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows 3.X is a popular operating system used in early 90s with graphical user interface and multitasking. The first version (3.0) was released in 1990 and last version (3.11 for Workgroups) in 1993. Windows 3.X is not independent operating system like Windows NT core based systems, but it need pre-installed MS-DOS system to run. It was the first version of Windows that uses virtual device drivers (VXD) and virtual memory features. In 1995 was replaced by Windows 95.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .b~k 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 recommended software applications associated to the .b~k 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 b~k file, edit b~k file, convert b~k file, view b~k file, play b~k file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with b~k file - Microsoft Windows 3.x data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use b~k file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open b~k file actions.

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