UKS File Extension

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Microsoft Works
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
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What is UKS file?

UKS filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Works files. Microsoft Works format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. UKS file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. UKS file belongs to the Various Files category just like 3591 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports UKS files is Microsoft Works. Software named Microsoft Works was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UKS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UKS file extension

Programs that can handle UKS files are as follows. Files with UKS extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support UKS file

How to open file with UKS extension?

Being unable to open files with UKS extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Works files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Works

Problems with opening and working with UKS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UKS files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Works. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Microsoft Works installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Works

If the problems with opening UKS files still occur even after installing Microsoft Works, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Works is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Microsoft Works installed, it may not support UKS format. The most recent version of Microsoft Works is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Microsoft Works to UKS files

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Works installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UKS on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the UKS file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft Works is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UKS files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the UKS file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with UKS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the UKS file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper UKS file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The UKS may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the UKS is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. UKS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with UKS extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic UKS file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the UKS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Microsoft Works file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Works

If the systems has insufficient resources to open UKS files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Microsoft Works file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with UKS files affecting older versions of given software.

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