File Extension Library

.WLF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Document Files

What are .WLF files and how to open them?

Can't open .WLF 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 .WLF file.

What is a .WLF file extension?

.WLF file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .WLF has been classified as Document Files.

.WLF is Microsoft Windows 98/Me Dr. Watson log

The wlf file extension is related to the Dr. Watson, an application debugger included with the Microsoft Windows 98/Me operating system.

The wlf file stores log generated by Dr. Watson.

.WLF file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .WLF file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.

How to open:

Use Dr. Watson to view content of wlf files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .wlf 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 .WLF files

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