INS file format description
Many people share .ins files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ins file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ins files.
5 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ins - Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File
The INS configuration files are related to Microsoft Windows. INS file is a Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File. The INS file is the mechanism that Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7 (IEAK 7) uses to configure computers for broadband or dial-up Internet access. At the end of Internet sign-up, the Internet service provider (ISP) sign-up server creates an .ins file that contains the specified Internet settings and returns the file to the computer. The Internet sign-up option is not available for the Windows Vista operating system.
- Microsoft Windows
- Configuration files
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- Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File related extensions:
.ins - Cakewalk Sonar Instrument Definition
The INS audio files are related to Cakewalk Sonar. INS file is a Cakewalk Sonar Instrument Definition. Cakewalk Sonar is a computer program made by Cakewalk for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting music and other audio.
- Cakewalk Sonar
- Audio files
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- Cakewalk Sonar Instrument Definition related extensions:
.ins - Microsoft SMS Instructions
The INS data files are related to Microsoft Systems Management Server. INS file is a Microsoft Systems Management Server Instructions File. Microsoft's Systems Management Server is a comprehensive set of tools designed to aid system administrators in managing large scale deployments of Windows. SMS features an integrated centralized management scheme with support for heterogenious client environments.
- Microsoft Systems Management Server
- Data files
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- Microsoft SMS Instructions related extensions:
.ins - EPSDisk Instrument File
The INS audio files are related to EPSDisk. INS file is an EPSDisk Instrument File. EPSDisk is a program for reading, writing and formatting EPS disks and images on PC. It extracts and writes individual files to DOS files.
.ins - HSC-Tracker Instrument
The INS audio files are related to HSC-Tracker. INS file is a HSC-Tracker Instrument. HSC-Tracker is a tracker for the MS-DOS operating system developed by Electronic Rats. The HSC-Tracker seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ins file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ins files. Be especially cautious with .ins files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ins 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 .ins file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ibs, ns, ims, uns, lns, isn, inz, inq, in, ijs, igs, jns, is, inx, inc
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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