File Extension Library


  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file?

.MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file extension is created by Microsoft. .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS has been classified as Game Files. The format of .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file is Binary.

.MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS is Minesweeper Saved Game

Saved game file created by Minesweeper, a classic puzzle game included with Microsoft Windows; stores the state of the minesweeper map, including revealed blocks, flagged blocks, and the elapsed time; used for restoring the last opened game state when the program was closed.

You cannot save Minesweeper saved games from within Minesweeper program menu. Instead, when closing the program, it asks if the user would like to save the current state. If the user chooses to save the state, the game resumes the next time the program is opened.

In Windows 7, MINESWEEPER-MS files are saved by default to the following directory: [user]\Saved Games\Microsoft Games\Minesweeper\.

List of all softwares that can open the Minesweeper Saved Game
Microsoft Minesweeper

How to Open .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file on different platforms

Open .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS files" Press "Ok"


  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"


Right click on the .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above


Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MINESWEEPERSAVE-MS files

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