File Extension Library

.HXW File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What are .HXW files and how to open them?

Can't open .HXW 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 .HXW file.

What is a .HXW file extension?

.HXW file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .HXW has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.HXW is Microsoft Help attribute definition

The hxw file extension is mainly related to Microsoft Help platform and used for one if its files. These files contain attribute definition data.

Microsoft Help is a online help system for Visual Studio and MSDN libraries.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hxw file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .HXW files

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