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the WIN file extension!

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WIN file extension - Windows backup file

What is win file? How to open win files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

win file icon: win filetype icon

The WIN file extension is mainly related to backups creating using early Windows backup utility. These files will most likely contain backup of old Windows 95/98. Some restore utilities might still support this format.

The default software associated to win file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

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.

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Help how to open WIN files:

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 file with extension WIN:

As far as we know, this .win 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 .win 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 win file, edit win file, convert win file, view win file, play win file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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

  • Backup win file
  • Others win file

Software that backup win file - Windows backup file

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows for backup win file action.

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