A lot of questions are asked regarding how to fix corrupted VHDX files. So in this particular blog, I am going to discuss with you some of my experience related to VHDX file corruption and what way I opt to recover files from corrupt VHDX file(Virtual Machine).
Before moving ahead with the fix a Corrupted Hyper-V VHDX File; Let know what exactly a VHDX file is and how VHDX file gets corrupted.
VHDX is a Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk invented by Microsoft. It is utilized for putting storing heavy data, mostly used by Window server 2012. After VHD, VHDX came into the tech world to deal with very heavy computer data storage on Hyper-V Server like Window Server 2012 R2. There was a capacity challenge for virtual machines when a bigger remaining burden winds up as VHD. This was defeated after the revelation of the VHDX.
In spite of the fact that it overcomes the storage workload but does prone to corruption. Also, Hyper-V has auto-fix defects in VHDX data. However, this isn't generally an answer. A virtual file is part of a hard drive footer that stores information about the disk, such as size and geometry, and data blocks. Furthermore, if the footer of the VHDX record gets ruined for some reasons. A sudden mistake happens: The document or registry is ruined and unreadable. To beat such error or to fix VHDX Hyper V files, watch out the technique that you may need to perform to recuperate VHDX(extract information from VHDX).
1. If data in the VHDX is corrupt, then run disk repair tools within the virtual machine (such as chk disk) and recover data.
2. If you fail, you may go for another tool that SysInfoTool VHDX Recovery. However, ensuring you have a good recovery strategy in place is the best option.
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