>> NWS file

NWS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nws - Microsoft Internet News Message

The NWS document files are related to Outlook Express. NWS file is a Microsoft Internet News Message.

Outlook Express
Document files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .nws file extension. Even harmful programs can create .nws files. Be especially cautious with .nws files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .nws 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 .nws file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bws, ws, ns, nas, jws, nwx, nw, nes, gws, wns, nwc, nss, nqs, nds, mws

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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