.PAQ File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .PAQ extension:

Hewlett-Packard Software Restore File

Hewlett-Packard Software Restore File
  • Developer Hewlett-Packard
  • Popularity
    4.0 (5 votes)
  • Category Backup Files
  • Format N/A

Contains data used for restoring system files or other data pre-installed on a Hewlett-Packard (HP) computer system; saved in a compressed and encrypted archive format; typically found on HP system software installer or recovery disks.

NOTE: PAQ files can be opened with an decompression program like WinZip. If prompted for a password, enter "Pandora" to unlock the file.

Software's name License Platforms
Corel WinZip Corel WinZip Commercial MacWindows
PKWARE PKUNZIP PKWARE PKUNZIP Windows

Updated: July 23, 2008

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