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.BKS File Extension

File Type 1NTBackup Settings File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
4.3 (3 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a BKS file?

File used by NTBackup, a Windows program used to create backups; stores a list of backup directories and file names in a plain text format; may specify directory or file inclusions and exclusions; may also specify to backup the system state.

More Information

BKS files are used to create automated backups of Windows files. They may store files, registry information, and other system status information. When executed, NTBackup creates .BKF backup files.

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Programs that open BKS files
Windows
Microsoft NTBackup
Updated 3/19/2010

File Type 2Microsoft Works Spreadsheet Backup File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.BKS File Association 2

Spreadsheet backup file (.WPS file) created by Microsoft Works; generated automatically as a backup in case the original spreadsheet file becomes corrupted and cannot be opened.

More Information

The file extension may need to be changed from ".bks" to ".wps" in order to open correctly.

NOTE: Microsoft Works has been discontinued and is no longer available.

Programs that open BKS files
Windows
Microsoft Works
Microsoft Excel
Updated 6/4/2015

.BKS Extension Information

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