Windows 10: how to open a .bak file

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    Windows 10-Version 1709 OS Build 16299.125
       25 Jun 2016 #1

    how to open a .bak file

    I understand that a .bak file is created as a back up but why would my windows 10 computer create a file I can't open ?
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  2.    25 Jun 2016 #2

    Simple change .bat to .exe by renaming it.
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  3. Posts : 40
    Windows 10-Version 1709 OS Build 16299.125
    Thread Starter
       26 Jun 2016 #3

    Smokes said: View Post
    Simple change .bat to .exe by renaming it.
    Thanks, I'll give it a try.......................Logman
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