Notes about the EG2 file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The EG2 file type is primarily associated with 'eGatherer' by IBM. e-Gatherer is a program that collects configuration information from a user's computer to help with the diagnosis of problems reported to IBM.
Detailed information for file extension EG2:
Primary association: eGathererIdentifying characters
Hex: 5F 45 47 41 54 48 45 52 , ASCII: _EGATHER
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.