What is a .WSF File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .wsf extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .wsf file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .WSF file?

The file extension .WSF is from Windows Script File.It was developed by Microsoft. The file is a executable file.

What to know

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

How to open a .WSF file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .WSF file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft WScript software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WSF 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. 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”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WSF file?

If you cannot open the .WSF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .WSF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wsh – Microsoft, .wsi – Symantec, .wsm – Symantec, .wsp – Microsoft, .wspak – WebsitePanel. 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 .WSF file with the Microsoft WScript program on Windows.