File extension Z (.Z) information

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Windows cannot open Z files?

If Windows is unable to open file extension .Z you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a free registry scan.

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The .Z file extension identifies Unix Compressed files. These will contain program files or personal data in a compressed format. These .Z files were the generated by the default UNIX compression utility which has now been replaced by the GNUzip application (whose archive file format is .GZ). To create, or uncompress, .Z files you can use Allume Systems Stuffit Expander, WinZip or WinRAR.. Incorrect associations are the cause of many file extension errors. Scan your system to prevent, identify and repair Z file extension association errors.

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