A w40 file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows 95 and used for its backup files.

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W40 file - Microsoft Windows 95 backup

What is w40 file? How to open w40 files?

File type specification:

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The w40 file extension is associated with Windows 95 operating system.

The w40 files are used for backup purposes.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This w40 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: August 31, 2018

The default software associated to w40 file type:

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.w40 files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .w40 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 software applications associated to the .w40 file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open w40 file, edit w40 file, convert w40 file, view w40 file, play w40 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting w40 files.

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Software that open w40 file - Microsoft Windows 95 backup

Programs supporting the exension w40 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows for open w40 file action.

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