INFO-28 File Extension

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Cygwin Info
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    Red Hat, Inc.
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What is INFO-28 file?

INFO-28 filename suffix is mostly used for Cygwin Info files. Cygwin Info specification was created by Red Hat, Inc.. Files with INFO-28 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. INFO-28 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4332 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing INFO-28 files is Cygwin. Software named Cygwin was created by Red Hat, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and INFO-28 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support INFO-28 file extension

The following listing features INFO-28-compatible programs. Files with INFO-28 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-28 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with INFO-28 extension?

Problems with accessing INFO-28 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with INFO-28 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Cygwin

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports INFO-28 files installed on the system. 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

If the problems with opening INFO-28 files still occur even after installing Cygwin, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Cygwin is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Cygwin installed, it may not support INFO-28 format. The latest version of Cygwin should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Cygwin Info files with Cygwin

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INFO-28 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-28 file
  • 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-28 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected INFO-28 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with INFO-28 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the INFO-28 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the INFO-28 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the INFO-28 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the INFO-28 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the INFO-28 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the INFO-28 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the INFO-28 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. It could happen the the download process of file with INFO-28 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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. Check whether your system can handle 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-28 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

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-28 files.

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