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We're going to need a bit more information. How about the file's name, or extension? Where did you get the file? Is there any readable text contained within the file? What's the size, and if you have more, their relative size. For a vast majority of file types, you're not going to be able to tell what it is by the first two bytes.

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It's a google file.

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If your runnig Windows XP, it does have a kinda nice feature that you can
doubleclick the file, and it will ask if you want to search the web for a
program that will open the file for you.

It usually doesn't find THE program, but a list of programs that you can try.
One of them may open the file you have, and finding that program will tell
you exactly what type of file it is.

Unless of course it is some internal use file that nothing but the parent program
is ment to open, like a game specific pak file, or a app specific resource file.


But from the information you gave, there is NO way to tell what you are working with.

[Edited by - KulSeran on October 9, 2005 5:26:50 AM]

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With a start like that it's possible it's a unicode file or something, though I thought those started 0xfffe. Otherwise... yeah, we need a lot more info...

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2 bytes out of up to 4 billion.. Wow. Based on your two bytes, that file could be almost anything, so you'll have to supply a good deal more information about it.

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Contrary to what everybody else says, that file could NOT be anything, because most files have a 'magic number' first thing that is usually ASCII characters. Since this one doesn't, quite a few possibilities could be eliminated. Most image formats, archive formats, executable formats, model formats, audio formats, and video formats are eliminated. It looks like you have a proprietary file of some kind.

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