WINZIX file format description
Many people share .winzix files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .winzix file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .winzix files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.zix - WinZix Archive
The ZIX scam files are related to WinZix (Warning!). ZIX file is a WinZix Compressed Archive. WinZix is a bit of a scam. If you want to decompress a ZIX file you need to use WinZix, and therefore install the malware that comes with it, and therefore make the winzix creator money from their sponsor. The WinZix (Warning!) seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .winzix file extension. Even harmful programs can create .winzix files. Be especially cautious with .winzix files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .winzix 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.
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