BBS file format description
Many people share .bbs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bbs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bbs files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bbs - BBS Directory List
The BBS document files are related to Notepad. BBS file is a BBS Directory List. A BBS (Bulletin Board System) is a computer open to outside callers where those who call can leave messages and make announcements that others can read.
- Document files
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- BBS Directory List related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bbs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bbs files. Be especially cautious with .bbs files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bbs file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bbs file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bb, bb5, bbc, bbe, bbq, bbw, bbx, bbz, bfs, bhs, bns, bs, bsb, bvs, fbs
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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