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.vhdx corrupted and unreadable & not able to attach back to VM RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear All,

    one of my VM's .vhdx file got corrupted and when i try to attach it back it says .vhdx corrupted and unreadable

    Please guide me is there any tool i can repair .vhdx file.

    I also tried some 3rd party tools, the tools it self says not able to recognize or open the file.

    heard vhdtool will repair. but before that i need a tool to covert .vhdx to vhd.  please help


    Friday, February 12, 2016 6:02 PM

Answers

  • Please let us know the exact error that your getting while attached vhdx to VM. Also if you have latest backup then try to restore the latest copy form backup.

    Akshay Pate

    • Proposed as answer by Leo Han Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:47 AM
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:00 AM
  • Hi Rajeshkumar,

    >>but before that i need a tool to covert .vhdx to vhd.  

    You could convert through powershell commands, here is the guide:

    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cbernier/2013/08/29/converting-hyper-v-vhdx-to-vhd-file-formats-for-use-in-windows-azure/

    Best Regards,

    Leo


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    • Proposed as answer by Leo Han Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:47 AM
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2:19 AM

All replies

  • Please let us know the exact error that your getting while attached vhdx to VM. Also if you have latest backup then try to restore the latest copy form backup.

    Akshay Pate

    • Proposed as answer by Leo Han Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:47 AM
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:00 AM
  • Hi Rajeshkumar,

    >>but before that i need a tool to covert .vhdx to vhd.  

    You could convert through powershell commands, here is the guide:

    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cbernier/2013/08/29/converting-hyper-v-vhdx-to-vhd-file-formats-for-use-in-windows-azure/

    Best Regards,

    Leo


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    • Proposed as answer by Leo Han Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:47 AM
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2:19 AM