INFO-23 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
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    Red Hat, Inc.
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What is INFO-23 file?

INFO-23 filename suffix is mostly used for Cygwin Info files. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. INFO-23 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. INFO-23 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4344 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports INFO-23 files is Cygwin. Software named Cygwin was created by Red Hat, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and INFO-23 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support INFO-23 file extension

Programs that can handle INFO-23 files are as follows. Files with INFO-23 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-23 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-23 extension?

Problems with accessing INFO-23 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Cygwin Info files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Cygwin

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening INFO-23 files is that no program that can handle INFO-23 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Cygwin. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support INFO-23 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. 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. Verify the you have the latest version of Cygwin

You still cannot access INFO-23 files although Cygwin is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Cygwin cannot handle files with INFO-23 may be that the software is outdated. 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

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-23 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-23 file
  • 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-23 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected INFO-23 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with INFO-23 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the INFO-23 is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the INFO-23 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the INFO-23 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the INFO-23 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the INFO-23 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with INFO-23 extension is complete and error-free

If the INFO-23 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-23 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Cygwin Info file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Cygwin

If the systems has insufficient resources to open INFO-23 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 may be the case that the INFO-23 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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