WLL filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Word Add-in files. Microsoft Word Add-in format was developed by Microsoft. WLL file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. WLL file format, along with 139 other file formats, belongs to the Plugin Files category. The most popular program for handling WLL files is Microsoft Word, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Word software, but also about WLL and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle WLL files are as follows. Files with WLL suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening WLL files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with WLL files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening WLL files is that no program that can handle WLL files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Microsoft Word or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Office. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WLL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Word installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have Microsoft Word installed on your systems and WLL files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Microsoft Word cannot handle files with WLL may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Microsoft Word.
If you have the latest version of Microsoft Word installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WLL on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WLL file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the WLL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the WLL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. WLL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic WLL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with WLL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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 Word Add-in file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support WLL files. Close all running programs and try opening the WLL file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Word Add-in files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with WLL files affecting older versions of given software.
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