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WPOSTX File Extension

Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Category
    Document Files
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is WPOSTX file?

WPOSTX filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post files. Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with WPOSTX extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with WPOSTX extension are categorized as Document Files files. The Document Files subset comprises 574 various file formats. The software recommended for managing WPOSTX files is Microsoft Windows Live Writer. Software named Microsoft Windows Live Writer was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and WPOSTX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support WPOSTX file extension

Programs that can handle WPOSTX files are as follows. Files with WPOSTX 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 WPOSTX file

How to open file with WPOSTX extension?

Being unable to open files with WPOSTX extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Windows Live Writer

Install software to open WPOSTX file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WPOSTX files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Microsoft Windows Live Writer and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WPOSTX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Microsoft Windows Live Writer 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 Windows Live Writer

Update software that support file extension WPOSTXYou still cannot access WPOSTX files although Microsoft Windows Live Writer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 Windows Live Writer installed, it may not support WPOSTX format. The latest version of Microsoft Windows Live Writer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post files with Microsoft Windows Live Writer

After installing Microsoft Windows Live Writer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open WPOSTX files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with WPOSTX file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the WPOSTX with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Windows Live Writer is installed, check the Always use this app to open WPOSTX files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with WPOSTX file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected WPOSTX file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Microsoft Windows Live Writer and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with WPOSTX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WPOSTX file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check WPOSTX file for viruses
1. The WPOSTX may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the WPOSTX file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the WPOSTX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the WPOSTX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 WPOSTX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Microsoft Windows Live Writer

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support WPOSTX files. Close all running programs and try opening the WPOSTX file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft Windows Live Writer Post files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with WPOSTX files affecting older versions of given software.

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