What is a .VBSCRIPT File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .vbscript extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .vbscript file extension and how to open it.

What is a .VBSCRIPT file?

The file extension .VBSCRIPT is Visual Basic Script. The file is a executable file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VBSCRIPT file?

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

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

To open the .vbscript file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft WScript software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VBSCRIPT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft WScript software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VBSCRIPT file?

If you are still unable to open the .VBSCRIPT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VBSCRIPT file.vbt – PC Tools, .vbt – PC Tools, .vbw – Microsoft, .vbx – Microsoft, .vbx6settings – Intego. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


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