The most commonly used .z2 file type: ZoneAlarm Mailsafe renamed file
Have you had trouble opening the z2 file on your computer? What are z2 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
Files with z2 extension are used by the ZoneAlarm firewall software. They contain some various data for internal purposes.
The z2 file extension is associated with ZoneAlarm, a personal firewall software, originally created by Zone Labs and currently developed by CheckPoint Software Technologies LTD.
One of ZoneAlarm features is MailSafe, which detects e-mail attachments and warns the user about their presence. When a potentially dangerous attachment is detected, the program quarantines the file with simple renaming of its original file extension, so it breaks the common program association function in Windows and prevents such files from being executed (or launched via associated program).
A file with z2 file extension had its original file extension renamed for security reasons.
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A z2 file extension is related to the Infocom game modules for Z-machine.
Open z2 file with software: Frotz
Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.
Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.
Every software listed in our database is verified and ve provide link to the developer or to the software own website, which should hopefuly be enough for you to download the most recent version of the program.