The actual issue comes up when the users refrained to use or mount any VHD files on virtual machine. Due to this, one is restricted to open attachments of Hyper-V. Hence, the saved data files become inaccessible. Even, they got an error message as mentioned below:
“Failed to open attachment ‘c:\directory\MyFile.vhad’. Error: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.”
There are numerous of reasons for VHD corruption. However, mainly the users face an error while Hyper-V VHD files get corrupted. Some reasons are mentioned below:
There are two ways to retrieve the corrupted VHD file and remove an error message as mentioned below:
Solution 1: Manual Process
Follow the given steps to recover data from .vhd file as mentioned below:
The above-method has some limitations that are mentioned below:
Solution 2: Trouble-Free Solution
To overcome the limitations faced by the above-method, there is a software namely VHD Recovery Wizard by BitRecover. The software is a complete solution to mount or even explore the corrupted and damaged virtual drives stored as VHD or VHDX files. The utility executes the read-only VHD data recovery. The tool can be utilised for recovery of .vhd files from the database inaccessibility scenario as the utility has been designed with the best range of features, which offers recovery process in one of the best possible way to the users who require it. The tool is a standalone application to execute the data recovery process of VHD files.
When In A Doubt:
When you are having any kind second thoughts about the software you are recommended to take the trial tour of the application functionalities to guarantee yourself of the tool features and consistency as the demo edition comes as the free of cost and can be downloaded off website. Meanwhile, the demo run edition allows users to open and upload all affected VHD file and get preview of recovered items without any limitations. But the only limitation is that users cannot store the repaired data item with free demo version.
If you move out for complete data recovery plan for your affected .vhd files i.e. you purchase the software. Then, you will get mentioned benefits of program without any circumstances applied.
When you are stuck with corruption or permanent deletion of your VHD file. Then, selection of appropriate solution is more important. In the above-discussion, I have discussed two ways to remove an error message “The VHD File or Directory is Corrupted and Unreachable.” I will recommend to use the second solution in a way to directly remove an error message.