INS file extension - Microsoft Windows Internet Naming Service file
What is ins file? How to open ins files?
The ins file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) is a NetBIOS name resolution service that allows client computers to register their NetBIOS names and IP addresses in a dynamic, distributed database and to resolve the NetBIOS names of network resources to their IP addresses.
WINS is needed in any Microsoft Windows network environment that includes operating systems or applications that rely on NetBIOS.
The *.ins file stores communications settings.
The default software associated to ins file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
Company or developer:
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is web server application distributed with Microsoft Windows Server as well as some editions of Microsoft Windows. IIS supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP protocols.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .ins file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open ins file, edit ins file, convert ins file, view ins file, play ins file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others ins file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ins file - Microsoft Windows Internet Naming Service file
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses ins file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).