An iws file extension is related to the Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent, a malware for Windows.

There are 2 other file types using
the IWS file extension!

empty icon.iws - IntelliJ IDEA web page

empty icon.iws - InstallWatch scan file

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Software that works with iws file extension

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IWS file - Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent data

What is iws file? How to open iws files?

File type specification:

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

The iws file extension is associated with the Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent, a malware for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The iws file contains some kind of data. Use anti-virus software to eliminate this trojan horse.

This iws 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.

Updated: June 22, 2018

The default software associated to iws file type:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

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 .iws 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 .iws 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 iws file, edit iws file, convert iws file, view iws file, play iws file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others iws file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with iws file - Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent data

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses iws 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with iws file by default:
Avast Antivirus small icon Avast Antivirus
Other suggested software:
Norton Internet Security small icon Norton Internet Security
BitDefender small icon BitDefender
AVG Antivirus small icon AVG Antivirus

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