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Windows 7: Can't mount vhdx file from Windows Backup Image - Parameter is incorre

1 Week Ago   #1
fatbottoms

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Can't mount vhdx file from Windows Backup Image - Parameter is incorre

I'm trying to access the files of a windows backup image - a vhdx file to recover some files.


This backup image - 300gb, on an external hd was made on a windows 7 and is 4 years old.


I'm running windows 7 now and when I try to mount the vhdx file from the backup using ofsmount, I get "...Drive is inaccessible. Parameter is incorrect."


When I try to attach the vhdx file from disk management, the vhdx file is not recognized for me to select.


I tried to extract the files using 7zip and it gets stuck about 40% through with a message saying, "Error: Data recovery ended suddenly.


NOTE: The image, 350gb is bigger than the laptop hd I'm using which is only 250gb, but I have an external 2 tb hd.


Any suggestions?


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1 Week Ago   #2
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hello fatbottoms,

Here is instruction tutorial on Virtual Hard Disk - Create and Attach VHD

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Drive is inaccessible. Parameter is incorrect
This usually mean that the OS has found bad sectors on the HDD. From an open cmd prompt window, run chkdsk [Drive] /r to repair any bad sectors on the HDD
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1 Week Ago   #3
fatbottoms

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Yes, running easeus found bad sectors, but it ran for days no where near completion so long I discontinued it. I will try the check disk. Thanks.
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