DBNW file format description
Many people share .dbnw files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dbnw file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dbnw files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dbnw - Netscape News Database
The DBNW data files are related to Netscape Navigator. The DBNW file is a Netscape News Database. Netscape Navigator was a proprietary web browser. It was the dominant browser in terms of usage share in the 1990s. The Netscape Navigator seems to be no longer supported.
- Netscape Navigator
- Data files
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- Netscape News Database related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dbnw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dbnw files. Be especially cautious with .dbnw files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dbnw 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 .dbnw file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bnw, dbn, dbw, dnw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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