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MZ

<standard, file format> The file signature of an MS-DOS executable (.EXE) file (0x4d 5a), always the first two bytes of the file. It was reportedly invented by, and named after, a Microsoft programmer, Mark Zbikowski.

In Unix systems, the string MZ is the magic number that identifies an MS-DOS EXE file.

(2003-06-10)

 


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