.BOX File Extension

File Type:
Microsoft Store Download File

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

What is a BOX file?

Box file extension has Microsoft Store Download file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

These are compressed files from the Microsoft Store. They are downloaded with the update Windows-to-Windows 7. Typically, come in the form of an .EXE file; when activated it extracts the information in the .BOX file and initiates Windows installation procedure. BOX files are not to be opened manually by users.   

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

box file icon
File Type:
Microsoft Store Download File
Misc Files

How to open BOX file?

Double click the box 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 .box 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 box 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 box 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 BOX files

  • Windows Windows
    • Not meant to be opened manually Not meant to be opened manually

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 box file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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