A paq file extension is related to computers developed by Hewlett-Packard. A paq file contains system backup.

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PAQ file extension - Hewlett-Packard system backup ZIP data

What is paq file? How to open paq files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The paq file extension is associated with the computers developed by Hewlett-Packard. File contains data for restore of operating system.

The paq file is in ZIP compression format and can be opened by compression utilities, that support ZIP compression. These files can also be protected by a password.

The default software associated to paq file type:

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

A very popular shareware archiver for Microsoft Windows. The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006 and first version for Mac appeared in 2010.

Help how to open PAQ files:

Use WinZip to extract data from the *.paq files.

How to convert file with extension PAQ:

As far as we know, this .paq 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.

List of software applications associated to the .paq file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open paq file, edit paq file, convert paq file, view paq file, play paq file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting paq files.

  • Open paq file
  • Extract paq file

Software that open paq file - Hewlett-Packard system backup ZIP data

Click on the link to get more information about WinZip for open paq file action.

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