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Details of the .pwl file extension

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

  • What is the .pwl file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pwl file?
  • How can the .pwl file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .pwl?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pwl extension?
  • How can I convert .pwl files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .pwl?

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

.pwl file extension details

Windows 3.x Password List

Windows 3.x Password List .pwl file icon
PWL file is a Windows 3.x Password List. USERNAME.PWL (where USERNAME is your logon name) is a password list file (PWL). It records passwords to resources on the network and uses them to reconnect to those resources so you don't have to type the password again.
Category: Other files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PWL aliases:
PWL related links:
PWL related extensions:

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

.pwl file extension error

The .pwl file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wpl, pw, pwm, pl, pdl, lwl, pwk, psl, pwp, wl, plw, pql, pwo, pel, owl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .pwl file

Can't open a .pwl 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 .pwl file association, check the FAQ.

.pwl file extension

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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