File Extension HXS

.HXS File

File extension: HXS
File type: Compiled Help File

Notes about the HXS 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 HXS file type is primarily associated with 'Help 2' by Microsoft Corporation.

This file type is a replacement for .CHM.

The H2Viewer program can open HSX files but it requires Microsoft Help 2.0 Runtime Libraries, which may not be installed by default on every computer.

Detailed information for file extension HXS:

Primary association: Help 2
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Identifying characters Hex: 4D 5A , ASCII: MZ
Related links: Info Briefing, File Format, H2Viewer
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 .HXS

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: hxsfile, FileType: Compiled Microsoft Help file

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