File Extension AW

.AW File

File extension: AW
File type: Answer Wizard

Notes about the AW file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The AW file type is primarily associated with 'Answer Wizard' by Microsoft Corporation.

Detailed information for file extension AW:

Primary association: Answer Wizard
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Identifying characters Hex: 8A 01 09 00 00 00 E1 08 00 00 99 19
Program ID: AWFile

Other applications associated with file type AW:

  • Applix (Word) The Mime types used with this association are: application/x-applix, application/x-applix-document, text/x-applix-word.
  • Free Pascal (Archive File for Windows Version) by FPC Development TeamFree Pascal (aka FPK Pascal) is a 32 or 64 bit (from 1.9.6) pascal compiler. It is available for different processors Intel x86, Amd64/x86 64 (from 1.9.6), PowerPC (from 1.9.2), Sparc (from 1.9.6) and Motorola 680x0 (1.0.x only). The following operating systems are supported Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, MacOSX/Darwin, MacOS classic, DOS, Win32, OS/2, BeOS, SunOS (Solaris), QNX and Classic Amiga.
  • HP AdvanceWrite Text File
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AW

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AWFile, FileType: Answer Wizard File

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.DataAccessPage.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenDataAccessPage %1]

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.DataAccessPage.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenDataAccessPage %1]

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.DataAccessPage.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenDataAccessPage %1]

ProgramID: Photoshop.RAWFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop 7.0\Photoshop.exe %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Audition 1.5\Audition.exe %1

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