File Extension Library

._NWS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files

What are ._NWS files and how to open them?

Can't open ._NWS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the ._NWS file.

What is a ._NWS file extension?

._NWS file extension is created by Microsoft. ._NWS has been classified as Misc Files.

._NWS is Windows Live Mail Newsgroup Copy File

Newsgroup file created by Windows Live Mail (WLM); automatically generated when a user drags a newsgroup post or postings to the desktop; contains the same data as an .NWS file, except uses the "._nws" extension; can be renamed with the ".nws" extension and then opened in WLM.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Live Mail Newsgroup Copy File
Microsoft Windows Live Mail

How to fix problems with ._NWS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open ._NWS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current ._NWS file format
  2. You need to check the ._NWS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)