“Hi everyone while accessing virtual machine I am recieving an error like: “ Failed to open attachments ‘C:\directory\MyVHDfile.vhd’.Error: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable” Can anyone tell how to fix the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable VHD
If the above query seems to be familiar to you or if your VHD file is showing error like this then you are at the right place. We suggest you read the entire article. We will provide the possible answers how to resolve from that issue.
We know that VHD stands for virtual hard disk file format which is used to represent the virtual machine data. VHD file is basically used to store the contents of the hard disk. The entire data of the virtual machine is stored in the .vhd file. The users can easily mount the virtual hard disk file like physical hard disk and copies files from and to the virtual hard disk. Like the physical hard drive files the virtual hard drive files may also get prone to corruption. Due to the corruption occur in the VHD file it causes immense inconvevience to the users in accessing their valuable VHD file data. We are going to discuss the various possible reason of corruption. And also discussed how to resolve from that error file or directory is corrupted and unreadable hyper-v lets start:
They are several reasons of VHD file corruption. But the user specifically has to face this error when Hyper-V VHD files get corrupted.
To fix the corruption occurs in the VHD file then the user must have the recent and the clean backup so that user can try to restore the VHD file data. In case if there is enormous corruption occur in the VHD file then this restoration activity may take elongated time than usual.
Follow the certain steps to recover the data from the VHD file.
The above discussed manual method to fix the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable hyper-v has some limitations like:
In case, If the user is not able to achieve the desired results using the manual method then user can try VHD recovery software. This software is an ideal choice to attain the VHD files from all types of corruption and the inaccessibilty isssues. This software has many useful features that helps to fix the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable hyper-v error.
Sometimes user get struck in the situation while accesing the VHD file related error like VHD File is Corrupted and Unreadable. In the above section one such query is mentioned. We have discussed the various possible reasons of VHD file corruption. Also we have given the manual and automated solution to resolve the problem of the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable VHD.