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Opening VBS files

Did your computer fail to open a VBS file? We explain what VBS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your VBS files.

What is a VBS file?

The VBS file format was developed by Microsoft Corporation as an executable file format. These VBS files are also known as Visual Basic script files, and are affixed with the .vbs file extension. These VBS files are classified as source code and program files for Windows PCs.A .vbs file contains lines of codes in the Visual Basic programming language and may be associated with other programs. These VBS files are encoded in plain text format. It's advised to be careful when opening VBS files, especially when these .vbs files are sent as email attachments by unknown sources.These VBS files can be opened as executable files in a Windows PC. Standard text editing applications like Notepad can also be used to view and edit the content of these .vbs files. A VBS file can also be opened and edited using Microsoft Visual Studio.

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About File Extension VBS

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