File Extension Library

.FLG File Extension

  • Developer by: Puppy Linux
  • Category: System Files

What are .FLG files and how to open them?

Can't open .FLG file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .FLG file.

What is a .FLG file extension?

.FLG file extension is created by Puppy Linux. .FLG has been classified as System Files.

.FLG is Puppy Linux Partition Flag File

File created by Puppy Linux, an easy-to-use Linux variant; used to mark a certain partition to scan or boot from; referenced during startup and during file system checks; may surface after a bad shutdown of the system; deleted automatically after a successful startup or file system check.

FLG files may appear as FSCK.flg or FSCKME.flg, which are similar to files. These files are accessed by the system and are not meant to be opened manually.

Common FLG Filenames

pupdesk.flg - specifies the startup partition when Linux is started using the PUPMODE=5 parameter. It exists only until the desktop boots up and doesn't get created after that. If a hard/forced shut down occurs, the PUPDESK.flg will be rediscovered during the boot-up and and will force the Xorg Wizard to run instead of starting up the desktop again.

List of all softwares that can open the Puppy Linux Partition Flag File
Puppy Linux
File Type 2 IsoPuzzle Flag File
Developer by: The IsoPuzzle Team Category: Disk Image Files Format: Binary

File used by IsoPuzzle, a program used to recover data from scratched or incompletely burned CD and DVD disc images; contains a list of good sectors in a corresponding .ISO file; marks recoverable sectors so that they can be reconstructed into a new disc image.

NOTE: IsoPuzzle does not support Audio CDs, VCDs, or SVCDs.

List of all softwares that can open the IsoPuzzle Flag File
File Type 3 HP System Recovery Flags File
Developer by: HP Category: Data Files

File used by the HP system recovery application that is pre-installed on some HP computers; saved in the C:\System.sav\Flags\ directory and contains flags that tell the installer which information to use when running program functions.

FLG files are not meant to be opened manually. They are referenced by the HP system recovery software.

List of all softwares that can open the HP System Recovery Flags File
HP System Recovery

How to fix problems with .FLG files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .FLG files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .FLG file format
  2. You need to check the .FLG file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)