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INFO-15 File Extension

Cygwin Info
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What is INFO-15 file?

INFO-15 is a file extension commonly associated with Cygwin Info files. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-15 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with INFO-15 extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. The software recommended for managing INFO-15 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-15 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support INFO-15 file extension

Programs that can handle INFO-15 files are as follows. Files with INFO-15 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support INFO-15 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-15 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening INFO-15 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with INFO-15 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-15 files.

Step 1. Install Cygwin software

Install software to open INFO-15 file Problems with opening and working with INFO-15 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with INFO-15 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 The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Cygwin installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Red Hat, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Cygwin to the latest version

Update software that support file extension INFO-15You still cannot access INFO-15 files although Cygwin is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Cygwin installed, it may not support INFO-15 format. The most recent version of Cygwin is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Cygwin Info files with Cygwin

After installing Cygwin (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open INFO-15 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with INFO-15 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the INFO-15 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • 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-15 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with INFO-15 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-15 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with INFO-15 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the INFO-15 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the INFO-15 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check INFO-15 file for viruses
1. The INFO-15 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the INFO-15 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing 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-15 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with INFO-15 extension is complete and error-free

If the INFO-15 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the INFO-15 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Cygwin Info file again.

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-15 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Cygwin Info files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle INFO-15 files.

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