INFO-25 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
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    Red Hat, Inc.
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What is INFO-25 file?

Full format name of files that use INFO-25 extension is Cygwin Info. Cygwin Info format was developed by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-25 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. INFO-25 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4319 other filename extensions listed in our database. Cygwin is by far the most used program for working with INFO-25 files. Cygwin software was developed by Red Hat, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about INFO-25 files or the Cygwin software program.

Programs which support INFO-25 file extension

The following listing features INFO-25-compatible programs. INFO-25 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-25 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-25 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening INFO-25 files on given system. 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. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with INFO-25 files.

Step 1. Install Cygwin software

Problems with opening and working with INFO-25 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with INFO-25 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Cygwin. 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. Check the version of Cygwin and update if needed

If you already have Cygwin installed on your systems and INFO-25 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 The reason that Cygwin cannot handle files with INFO-25 may be that the software is outdated.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. Set the default application to open INFO-25 files to Cygwin

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INFO-25 files with latest version of Cygwin you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the INFO-25 file and choose Open with option
  • 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-25 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-25 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-25 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the INFO-25 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the INFO-25 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the INFO-25 file for viruses or malware

If the INFO-25 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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-25 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with INFO-25 extension is complete and error-free

If the INFO-25 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-25 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.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open INFO-25 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

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-25 files.

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