What is a .EX_ File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ex_ extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ex_ file extension and how to open it.

What is a .EX_ file?

The file extension .EX_ stands for Renamed Windows Executable File. This file extension belongs to the developer Microsoft. The file has the binary format, and it is a executable file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ex_ file on 1 platform.

How to open a .EX_ file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .EX_ file on various operating systems.

How to open a .EX_ file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ex_ file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Windows software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EX_ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Windows software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .EX_ file?

If you cannot open the .EX_ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .EX_ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ex01 – Guidance Software, .ex4 – MetaQuotes Software Corp., .ex5 – MetaQuotes Software Corp., .example – Example Configuration File, .exb – CAXA. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .EX_ file with the Microsoft Windows program on Windows.