How to Open a WPS File in Microsoft Word

For viewing an MS Works .wps file in MS Word, you need to use a convertor. After completing the downloading process of these WPS files, go through the steps mentioned below to open a WPS file in Microsoft Word:

•    You need to close MS Word window in case it is already open.

•    Click twice on the WorksConv.exe file.

•    Go through the prompts provided on the screen for installing it on the computer.

•    After that, click twice on the Wks4Converter_en-US.msi file.

•    Go through the prompts mentioned on display for installing it also.

•    Once the installation procedure gets complete of both the WPS files, you need to go to the MS Word window.

•    Press on the File option.

•    After that, tap on the Open button by going to the MS Word window.

•    In case you do not find any File menu, then tap on the MS Office option located in the upper left-hand side of the MS Word window.

•    After that, click on the Open button.

•    When you go to the Open window, then there will be a File type pull-down list, or you will get the unlabeled pull-down list near the File name search bar.

•    Now you will get the more than two options like Works 6-9 Document (*.wps),  Works 4.x (*.wps),  and Works 6.0 (*.wps).

•    You need to choose the right version of Works for that file you wish to open.

•    In case you do not know which Work file version you are using, then go for the Works 6-9 Document (*.wps) option.

•    Find the folder where you wish to open the Works file.

•    Then, choose the file.

•    After that, press on the Open button.

Steps to Save the File as a Microsoft Word File

In case you wish to start using the WPS file or wish to make it supportable with MS Word, then go through the steps mentioned below:

•    Once you have completed the editing of the WPS file, press on the File option.

•    After that, select the Save As option.

•    In case you do not get any File menu, then press on the MS Office option provided in the upper left-hand side of the MS Word window.

•    Tap on the Save As button.

•    Choose the folder where you wish to store the WPS file by going to the Save As menu.

•    Enter a title for the WPS file in case you wish to adjust it.

•    Ensure that you have to choose the MS Word by going to the Save as type pull-down list or the unlabeled pull-down list given near the File name search box.

•    Press on the OK or Save button after completing this procedure.

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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