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HXS file format description

Many people share .hxs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hxs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hxs files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hxs - MS Help 2 Compiled Help

The HXS document files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. HXS file is a MS Help 2 Compiled Help file. Microsoft Help 2.x is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001 as a help system for Visual Studio .NET (2002) and MSDN Library.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
Document files
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MS Help 2 Compiled Help related extensions:
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Twixl Publisher Article
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .hxs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hxs files. Be especially cautious with .hxs files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hxs 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.

The .hxs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hcs, hxe, bxs, xs, mxs, hxq, hxc, hsx, hs, gxs, txs, hxw, hx, hss, hds

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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