Notes about the PAR2 file extension:
Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.
The PAR2 file type is primarily associated with 'Parity Archive Volume Set'. A tool to apply the data-recovery capability concepts of RAID-like systems to the posting and recovery of multi-part archives on Usenet.
Detailed information for file extension PAR2:
Hex: 50 41 52 32 00 50 4B 54 , ASCII: PAR2.PKT
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.
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System Info for File Extension .PAR2
The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly
from user systems.
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar\QuickPar.exe %1
EXEFile: G:\qpar\QuickPar.exe %1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar 0.8\QuickPar.exe