INFO-22 File Extension

INFO-22 file icon
Cygwin Info
  • Developer
    Red Hat, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4 (4 votes)

What is INFO-22 file?

Full format name of files that use INFO-22 extension is Cygwin Info. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-22 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. INFO-22 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4332 other filename extensions listed in our database. Cygwin is by far the most used program for working with INFO-22 files. On the official website of Red Hat, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theCygwin software, but also about INFO-22 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support INFO-22 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support INFO-22 files. INFO-22 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support INFO-22 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-22 extension?

Problems with accessing INFO-22 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with INFO-22 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-22 files.

Step 1. Download and install Cygwin

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening INFO-22 files is that no program that can handle INFO-22 files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Cygwin and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Cygwin installed is by going to developer’s website (Red Hat, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Cygwin to the latest version

If you already have Cygwin installed on your systems and INFO-22 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. The reason that Cygwin cannot handle files with INFO-22 may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Cygwin.

Step 3. Set the default application to open INFO-22 files to Cygwin

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INFO-22 files with latest version of Cygwin you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the INFO-22 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Cygwin is installed, check the Always use this app to open INFO-22 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-22 file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with INFO-22 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the INFO-22 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the INFO-22 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The INFO-22 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the INFO-22 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-22 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the INFO-22 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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-22 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Cygwin Info file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open 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-22 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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-22 files affecting older versions of given software.

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