BKS file format description
Many people share .bks files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bks file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bks files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bks - Windows NT Backup Selection
The BKS archive files are related to Windows NT Backup. BKS file is a Windows NT Backup Selection. A backup selection file (BKS) contains data about the files and folders selected for backup. The Windows NT Backup seems to be no longer supported.
- Windows NT Backup
- Archive files
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- Windows NT Backup Selection related extensions:
.bks - IBM Library Server Bookshelf File
The BKS ebook files are related to IBM Library Reader. BKS file is an IBM Library Server Bookshelf. The IBM Library Server is an online documentation organizer.
- IBM Library Reader
- Ebook files
- - / -
- IBM Library Server Bookshelf File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bks file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bks files. Be especially cautious with .bks files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bks 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 .bks file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bsk, bls, bs, bms, bjs, nks, kbs, gks, bos, bkw, bkc, vks, ks, hks, bus
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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