Informations about the WFW filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .wfw filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .wfw file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
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.wfw - Windows Firewall Exported Rules
The WFW file is a Configuration file, which is connected to the Windows Firewall Exported Rules according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Windows Firewall Exported Rules (.wfw) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Windows.
- Format description:
- WFW format description not yet available
- Microsoft Windows
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .wfw file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .wfw extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .wfw files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .wfw file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .wfw file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .wfw file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .wfw file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .wfw file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .wfw file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .wfw extension
The .wfw filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .wfw files.
afw, wwf, wfs, wf, wdw, fw, dfw, wvw, wfd, wew, sfw, efw
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .wfw file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .wfw extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Derive for Windows Data
- WAsP Wind Farm Data
- Debugging Tools for Windows Saved Workspace
- SmartWare Cross-Tab Definition File
- WinFax Document
- FIFA 2000 Game Data
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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