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HXW file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .hxw file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .hxw file?
  • What program do I need to open a .hxw file?
  • How can the .hxw file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .hxw files to another format?

Table of Contents

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Microsoft Help 2 Merged Index

HXW file is a Microsoft Help 2 Merged Index. Microsoft Help 2.x is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001 as a help system for Visual Studio .NET (2002) and MSDN Library.
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HXW aliases:
HXW related links:
HXW related extensions:
Windows Help Content

Windows Help File

Compiled HTML Help

MS Help 2 Compiled Help

Windows Help Full-Text Search Index

Windows Help Full Text Group File

HTML Help Collection

Help and Manual eBook Template

Help and Manual Print Manual Template

Help and Manual Viewer Template

Other types of files may also use the .hxw file extension.

🚫 The .hxw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bxw, gxw, hdw, hsw, hw, hwx, hx, hxa, hxd, hxe, hxq, hxs, txw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

RSNetWorx Registration Data
Marvelous Designer Hardware ID Data
GRASS GIS Workspace File
Yamaha TX16W Audio
MS Help 2 Project Attribute Definition
Harvard Graphics Drawing
Pedigree Central Database Index
Microsoft Help 2 Validator Data
STEPS Frequency Response Data
MS Help 2 Project Sample Definition

🔴 Can't open a .hxw file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .hxw file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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