INFO-11 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
  • Developer
    Red Hat, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is INFO-11 file?

Full format name of files that use INFO-11 extension is Cygwin Info. Red Hat, Inc. defined the Cygwin Info format standard. INFO-11 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. INFO-11 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4321 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports INFO-11 files is Cygwin. On the official website of Red Hat, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theCygwin software, but also about INFO-11 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support INFO-11 file extension

The following listing features INFO-11-compatible programs. Files with INFO-11 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support INFO-11 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-11 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening INFO-11 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with INFO-11 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with INFO-11 files.

Step 1. Download and install Cygwin

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening INFO-11 files is that no program that can handle INFO-11 files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Cygwin and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Cygwin website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Cygwin

If you already have Cygwin installed on your systems and INFO-11 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why INFO-11 files are not compatible with Cygwin. The latest version of Cygwin should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Cygwin to INFO-11 files

If you have the latest version of Cygwin installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage INFO-11 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the INFO-11 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Cygwin installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open INFO-11 files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-11 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Cygwin and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with INFO-11 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the INFO-11 file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper INFO-11 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the INFO-11 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the INFO-11 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the INFO-11 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with INFO-11 extension is complete and error-free

If the INFO-11 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the INFO-11 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Cygwin Info file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Cygwin

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with INFO-11 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Cygwin Info file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with INFO-11 files affecting older versions of given software.

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