1. Overview

The SysInfo VMDK Data Recovery Tool is the most reliable and trustworthy solution for every Virtual machine user. It offers various features to perform a rapid recovery of VMDK files. The tool accepts VMDK files which are split, SPARSE, & FLAT as well as descriptor types. Also, it provides an option of two scanning modes i.e standard and advance for corruption levels. This utility can be operated by any user for the VMDK repair process.It is also compatible with VMDK files stored on both partition tables, i.e., Master Boot Record (MBR) & GUID Partition Table (GPT).

Main Features of VMDK Recovery

  • Data recovery from defective or highly corrupted VMDK files
  • Accepts VMDK files stored in Fixed disk and Dynamic disk types
  • Recovery of VMDK split, SPARSE, & FLAT as well as descriptor files
  • Custom settings option available as per requirement
  • VMDK Data Recovery from partition tables, i.e., Master Boot Record (MBR) & GUID Partition Table (GPT)
  • Convenient with FAT, FAT16, FAT32, FAT64, NTFS, HFS+, and EXTX files systems
  • Quick RAW recovery of corrupt VMDK files
  • Offers Standard, Advanced, and Deep VM recovery modes
  • Provide Preview of recovered VMDK files and folders

System Requirement

Installation space-50 MB
Minimum RAM-512 MB; Recommended-1GB
Processor-Pentium class.
Sufficient space to store recovered output.

2. User Interface

Once you download the SysInfo VMDK Recovery tool, you'll get the home page same as displayed below. And after you launch the SysInfo VMDK recovery Software, you'll get the interface shown.

User Interface

2.1 Button

Browse  Browse: Search for VMDK file from system

Resume  Resume: Revert back to the process where it was stopped

Help  Help: Take help about the tool.

Next  Next: Proceed to the Next Step

Back  Back: Go to the previous steps.

Filter Entries  Filter Entries: Remove extra loaded volumes from VMDK files

Add Custom Volume  Add Custom Volume: New volume addition

Pause  Pause: Stop the ongoing process.

Play  Play: Start the stopped process.

Save  Save: Store the restored VMDK files.

3. Software Order

You get complete accessibility to the features of the tool after buying its licensed or full version. Go to the purchase page and move ahead with the purchase option. Once a client makes the successful transaction, then only the full version can be bought. After the purchase process completes, we give you the activation key that is used to activate the tool. If you need then, hit the BUY button.

4. Activate Software

When you press the " Get Authentication Code " button, a .info file will be generated and gets saved on your device by default. After this, you are required to mail the generated .info file to our sales department through email id sales@sysinfotools.com. Then, when our sales team receives that file, then they will send you an activation key for VMDK Recovery Tool. For any tool related queries, feel free to contact us at support@sysinfotools.com.

5. Software Working

5.1. Download & Install VMDK Recovery Software

  • Step 1: Launch SysInfo VMDK Recovery software and choose the Disk type as well as VMDK Split type. Then click on the Browse button.
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5.2. Add VMDK Files to the Software

  • Step 2: Now, select the corrupt VMDK file which you want to repair and then click on open.
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  • Step 3: All the detailed information of selected files like file format version, size of hard disk, head, cylinder, sector per track will appear on the screen. Then click on Next.
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  • Step 4: Two options for scanning mode: Standard and Advance are available, check GPT format, if your file supports file partition. Also, you can "save disk image" check it in order to do that Then click on Next.
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  • Step 5: A message will appear when the scanning process is completed. Click on "OK" to proceed.
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  • Step 6: Now, select the volume which you want to recover, you can even use Custom Settings for Selected Volume to define the start and end sector. Click on Add Custom Value if you want to add a new volume to the list. Then click on the Next button.
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  • Step 7: Choose any recovery mode out of three options "Standard", "Advanced" and "Deep". Then click on Next to begin.
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  • Step 8: Now, the recovery process will start that will recover the corrupted data from the VMDK file.
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  • Step 9: After completion of process, click on OK and proceed forward to save the recovered file
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  • Step 10: The software will now show you the preview of data in structure format. Select any particular data which you want to save.
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  • Step 11: Now select the desired location to save your recovered VMDK data file.
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  • Step 12: After selecting a location, saving process will begin that will save the files at your mentioned location.
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  • Step 13: Saving process is completed and now you can access your recovered file.
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6. Installation

  • Download the Sysinfo VMDK Data Recovery Software from the given link.
  • Double-tap on the .exe file to launch the tool on your device.
  • Go through the setup wizard instructions and install the software.
  • After completion of the setup wizard process, a dialogue box will pop-up with a notification message about the configuration completion.
  • Hit on the Finish button to access the software on your device.

7. Uninstallation

To uninstall SysInfoTools VMWare VMDK Data Recovery tool from Control Panel, follow the below given instructions:

Uninstall from Control Panel

  • Go to Start button
  • View Control Panel
  • Tap on the Add/Remove Programs icon and choose by double tapping on it.
  • Select the VMDK recovery software and hit on the Remove option.
  • Now tap on the Yes button to uninstall on the shown warning message After this the tool will get uninstalled from your computer or PC.

7. Uninstall from Windows Start menu

To uninstall SysInfoTools Virtual Machine Recovery utility from Windows Start menu, Just go through the instructions below:

  • Tap on the Start button from the Windows menu.
  • Select All Programs>>Right click on the VMDK Recovery Software >> press on Uninstall.
  • You will get a warning notification pop-up on the display as "do you really want to uninstall the software"; Here press on Yes to uninstall the tool completely from the system.

9. Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the software can easily recover corrupted VMDK files from both Fixed disk and Dynamic disk types

Yes, this tool rapidly repairs and recovers split VMDK files and also SPARSE, & FLAT as well as descriptor files.

Yes, in this tool, two scanning modes are available to recover files based on different levels of corruption.