A jvs file extension is related to the Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol data format.

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JVS file extension - Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol data

What is jvs file? How to open jvs files?

File type specification:

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The Web Proxy Auto Discovery Protocol, WPAD for short. An application connecting to the internet may search the local network to find information about proxies and rules which proxy to use when connecting to specific (i.e. local or remote) servers.

WPAD leverages a JavaScript file called wpad.dat that is located on a WPAD server. The file itself is retrieved using HTTP. WPAD has been implemented by Netscape in 1996.

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This jvs 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.

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 .jvs 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.

Related links:

Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol at Wikipedia

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