The *.281 file extension is related to the Thomson Speed Touch DSL modem firmware updates.

There is one other file type using
the 281 file extension!

empty icon.281 - ASM MD86 data

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281 file - Thomson Speed Touch DSL modem firmware update

What is 281 file? How to open 281 files?

File type specification:

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The 281 file extension is associated with the Speed Touch a DSL modem device developed by the Thompson (formerly Alcatel).

The *.281 file contains firmware update for Thomson (Alcatel) Speed Touch DSL modems.

Help how to open:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .281 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Related links:

Thomson DSL products

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