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Old 03-14-06, 07:28 PM   #1
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How do you open a .hex file?

What application is necessary?
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Old 03-14-06, 07:50 PM   #2
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what is that? a bios update or something? change the extension to .txt and open with notepad. don't think you'll "see" anything though.
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is't .hex some mac compression or installation package thingie? or am i thinking of another file extension?
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is't .hex some mac compression or installation package thingie? or am i thinking of another file extension?
Nah, that's BINHEX or .hqx which was similar to UUencode for converting 8-bit binary files into 7-bit text for transmitting across email or usenet newsgroups.
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Nah, that's BINHEX or .hqx which was similar to UUencode for converting 8-bit binary files into 7-bit text for transmitting across email or usenet newsgroups.
I was going to agree....as it sounded familiar to me as some sort of Mac archive file or something, but you are right, hqx is what *I* was thinking of.
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