.AWD File Extension

File Type:
Award BIOS Update File

Having trouble opening .awd extension? Don't panic! This page explains what awd files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open awd files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AWD file?

Awd file extension has Award BIOS Update file type, developed by ASUS, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Associated with the BIOS of a Windows PC, the updater file is usually employed when updating ASUS motherboards using the Award BIOS. To load the file via the AWDFLASH application, its extension should be replaced with the “.BIN” file extension.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

awd file icon
File Type:
Award BIOS Update File
Misc Files

How to open AWD file?

Double click the awd file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .awd extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the awd extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the awd file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open AWD files

  • Windows Windows

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the awd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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