The PWL file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. The .pwl file stores username and password. It is created after you logged to Windows.
There is one other file type using
the PWL file extension!
.pwl - Adobe Illustrator portfolio wall file
Software that works with pwl file extension
PWL file extension - Microsoft Windows password file
What is pwl file? How to open pwl files?
File type specification:
The PWL file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Whenever you log into a Windows, Windows creates a file with a .pwl extension. This file contains your username and password, in a format that can be recognized only by the operating system (i.e., your password's security is not compromised). Windows can then use this information as needed, especially in instances (such as Dial-up Networking) in which you check a Remember Password option.
The default software associated to pwl file type:
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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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pwl file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open pwl file, edit pwl file, convert pwl file, view pwl file, play pwl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others pwl file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pwl file - Microsoft Windows password file
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses pwl 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.).