How do I convert a WPS file into a DOC file?


Quick Answer

To convert a WPS file to a DOC file, install Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter, and open and save the WPS file as a DOC file in Microsoft Word. You need Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter and Microsoft Word 2007 or later.

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  1. Find Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter

    Go to Microsoft.com, and navigate to the Download Center. Type "Microsoft Works File Converter" in the search box, and hit Enter. Click on Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter.

  2. Install the converter program

    Click Download, and wait for the file to download. Double-click the file to run the installer. Follow the steps in the install wizard to install the program on your computer.

  3. Open the WPS file

    Open the folder that contains the WPS file. Double-click the file, and wait for the Windows Can't Open This File prompt to appear.

  4. Configure the auto-run settings for WPS files in Windows

    Tick the circle next to Select a Program from the List of Installed Programs, and click OK. Select Microsoft Word, and tick the box next to Always Use the Selected Program to Open This Kind of File. Click OK, and wait for the file to open in Microsoft Word.

  5. Save the file as a DOC file in Microsoft Word

    Click the Microsoft Office button, and click Save As. Select Save as .doc or Save as Microsoft Word 97-2003 Document, and click Save.

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