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Details of extension .wfw

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .wfw file?
  • Which program can create the .wfw file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .wfw format?
  • What can convert .wfw files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .wfw extension?
Windows Firewall Exported Rules .wfw file icon

Windows Firewall Exported Rules

The WFW file is a Windows Firewall Exported Rules. Windows Firewall is a software component of Microsoft Windows that provides firewalling and packet filtering functions.
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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.vre ASG Remote Desktop Settings Data
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.v22 V-22 Controller Settings Data
.uav OpenPilot UAV Settings Data

Other types of files may also use the .wfw file extension. If you have helpful information about .wfw extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.fw Framework Database
.wvw Interleaf WorldView Document
.afw iGrafx FlowCharter Workspace
.wfs Windows Script File
.wfa WinFax Document
.wtw WaveThunder WAV Shadow Data

The .wfw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

afw (1), wvw (1), wrw (1), wfe (1), wf (1), wdw (1), wbw (1), fw (1), dfw (1), wwf (1), wtw (1), wfs (1), wfd (1), wew (1), wcw (1)

Can't open a .wfw file?

If you want to open a .wfw file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .wfw association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wfw

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android