Open Z7 file

Z7 files: what are they and how do I open them?

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.z7 file type #1: ZoneAlarm Mailsafe renamed data

A z7 file extension is related to the ZoneAlarm Mailsafe an e-mail protection suite.

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The z7 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 z7 file extension had its original file extension renamed for security reasons.

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ZoneAlarm Pro

A popular firewall software

.z7 file type #2: Infocom game module for Z-machine version 7

A z7 file extension is related to the Infocom and used for files that contain Z-machine instructions.

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The z7 file extension is associated with Infocom and used for files that contain Z-machine instructions (called story files, or Z-code files).

Z-code files usually have names ending in .z1, .z2, .z3, .z4, .z5, .z6, .z7 or .z8 (and occasionally .dat), where the number is the version number of the Z-machine on which the file is intended to be run.

Types 1, 2, 4, 6, and 7 are extremely uncommon; most Z-machine data files are types 3, 5, or 8. Type 6 provides some graphics support.

Interpreters for Z-code files are available on a wide variety of platforms - on various old machines (such as the Apple II, TRS-80 and Sinclair), portable machines (such as Palm OS devices and the Nintendo Game Boy) and most modern platforms.

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An interpreter for Infocom games and other Z-machine games

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File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.z7" has the file extension "z7". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
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