INFO-13 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
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    Red Hat, Inc.
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What is INFO-13 file?

INFO-13 is a file extension commonly associated with Cygwin Info files. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-13 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. INFO-13 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4344 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports INFO-13 files is Cygwin. Cygwin software was developed by Red Hat, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about INFO-13 files or the Cygwin software program.

Programs which support INFO-13 file extension

Programs that can handle INFO-13 files are as follows. Files with INFO-13 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-13 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-13 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening INFO-13 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with INFO-13 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with INFO-13 files.

Step 1. Get the Cygwin

Problems with opening and working with INFO-13 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with INFO-13 files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Cygwin developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. 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If the problems with opening INFO-13 files still occur even after installing Cygwin, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Cygwin is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why INFO-13 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. Set the default application to open INFO-13 files to Cygwin

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INFO-13 files with latest version of Cygwin you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the INFO-13 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Cygwin is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open INFO-13 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-13 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-13 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the INFO-13 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the INFO-13 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The INFO-13 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the INFO-13 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the INFO-13 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the INFO-13 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the INFO-13 file’s structure is intact

If the INFO-13 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with INFO-13 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Cygwin

If the systems has insufficient resources to open INFO-13 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Cygwin Info files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle INFO-13 files.

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