INFO-27 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
  • Developer
    Red Hat, Inc.
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    5 (1 votes)

What is INFO-27 file?

INFO-27 is a file extension commonly associated with Cygwin Info files. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-27 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. INFO-27 file format, along with 4321 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing INFO-27 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-27 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support INFO-27 file extension

The following listing features INFO-27-compatible programs. Files with INFO-27 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-27 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-27 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening INFO-27 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with INFO-27 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-27 files.

Step 1. Download and install Cygwin

Problems with opening and working with INFO-27 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with INFO-27 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. 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. Check the version of Cygwin and update if needed

You still cannot access INFO-27 files although Cygwin is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why INFO-27 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-27 files to Cygwin

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INFO-27 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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the INFO-27 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • 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-27 files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INFO-27 file and select 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with INFO-27 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the INFO-27 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the INFO-27 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the INFO-27 file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the INFO-27 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. INFO-27 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the INFO-27 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with INFO-27 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open INFO-27 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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-27 files affecting older versions of given software.

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