How to Repair Corrupt VMDK & Recover VMDK Data

Software working guide to fix & restore corrupt VMDK file data

This VMDK file recovery tool works to repair and recover damaged or corrupt VMDK files. Retrieving files from the VMDK container is very easy with the help of DRS VMDK Recovery software. It locates the VMDK recovery, scans it, and recovers all the corrupt files from it. Here are the simple steps you need to follow for VMDK File Recovery.

  • Recover and repair corrupt VMDK files and restore them to their original form.
  • Dynamic recovery of the maximum possible data from corrupt VMDK.
  • Immediate and effective recovery of as much data as possible from corrupt VMDK files.
  • Fix corrupt VMDK data stored in virtual disks or HDD.
  • Option to preview recovered files prior to saving them to your computer.
  • Keeping the original folder structure of VMDK files during the recovery process.
  • Support Windows 10 and all lower versions.
DRS VMDK Recovery
Software Working

Step-1: Launch DRS VMDK Recovery software and choose the Disk type as well as VMDK Split type.

Step-2: Now Browse corrupt VMDK files using the search button and click open to add them to the software.


Step-3: After adding the files, check the complete file information like file format version, size of hard disk, head, cylinder, & sector per track and click NEXT.

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.


Step-5: You choose the volume you want to recover in the volume list box, 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. Click NEXT.

Step-6: After that choose the mode of recovery and click NEXT.


Step-7: Click OK and Select the VMDK file you want to repair.

Step-8: After scanning process, click Save button te recover corrupt VMDK files, provide desired location to save your recovered VMDK data file.


Step-9: After selecting a location, saving process will begin that will save the files at your mentioned location.

Step-10: In the end, close and exit the software.


DRS VMDK Recovery Tool is available in two editions i.e trial version and full version. Users can download the trial version to evaluate the software to understand it completely and to test the basic features of the utility. To get the full version of the tool, the user needs an activation key to activate the software without any hassle.

The activation key will be delivered to the registered user email id by the DRS team at the time of purchase. After receiving the key follow the below-mentioned steps to activate the software.

Step 1: Launch DRS VMDK Recovery software on your windows machine. A pop-up for entering the activation key will be displayed. If the user already has the activation key then he/she can enter the key in the given space else continue to the underneath mentioned process to get the activation key.

activation key

Step 2: Here click on “I don’t have authentication code” and enter the following details.

Email Address: Here, you require to enter your email address, which you have used to register the Software.

Order Number: Insert your order ID number that you received at the time of purchase.

File Path: Select the desired path to save the .info file.

Now click the “Get authentication code” tab.

A new .info file will be saved in the user described location.

activation 2

Step 3: Send the .info file produced by the software at

Step 4: Within some time user will get the authentication key in his/her Mailbox.

Step 5: Now open the DRS software again and enter the received activation key to activate the software.

Installation & Uninstallation

Installation & Uninstallation

Installation guide for VMDK File recovery tool by DRS Softech

Uninstallation Procedural Guide for DRS VMDK File Recovery

Two methods are explained below to uninstall DRS software from your System.

1. Uninstall from Control Panel.

Easily uninstall DRS VMDK Recovery from Control Panel, follow the below-curated steps:

2. Uninstall from the Windows Start menu

Simple steps to uninstall from the Windows Start menu, follow the below-given steps:

What's New in This Version ?
DRS VMDK Recovery

VMDK Recovery Tool

  • Better GUI for technical and non-technical users.
  • Support scanning in two modes (Standard & Advanced)
  • Three recovery modes (Standard, Advanced & Deep).
  • No file size restrictions.
  • Supports all editions of Windows including Windows10.
Minimum System Requirement

Processor: 1 GHz Processor(2.4 GHz recommended)

Disk Space: 60 MB free hard disk space

Operating System: Windows OS 10. 8, 7, XP, Vista, and all below versions.

Memory: 512 MB RAM(1 GB Recommended)

Software Interface

The below-given image is the first interface screen after launching the software.

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