.RBS File Extension

File Type:
Windows Installer Rollback Script

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

What is a RBS file?

Rbs file extension has Windows Installer Rollback Script file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

Commonly generated during a software installation that is run by Windows Installer, the file saves instructions, which allow restoring the pre-installation state of the system. It is used in case the installation process wasn’t successful. Otherwise, the file will be automatically removed.
Rollback scripts usually restore files that are stored in rollback (.RBF) files.

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

rbs file icon
File Type:
Windows Installer Rollback Script
Backup Files

How to open RBS file?

Double click the rbs 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 .rbs 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 rbs 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 rbs 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 RBS files

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

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