Open $EFS file

Encrypted EFS data file type

How to open $efs files?

$efs file icon Have you had trouble opening the $efs file on your computer? What are $efs files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is $efs file?

Files with $efs file extension can be found as documents encrypted using the encryption file system in Word 2003.

More information about $efs files: Encrypted EFS data file type

The $efs file extension is mainly related to EFS files encrypted in Microsoft Office Word 2003.

In order to decrypt these files you need a proper certificate from the original creator of the document. EFS is short for encrypted file system.

Suggested software to open $efs file

Microsoft Word

One of the most popular word processor program from Microsoft Office suite

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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