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SysTools BKF Repair Tool

With BKF Repair tool, one can scan, repair, and extract data from corrupt Windows backup files with .bkf file extension. The software is associated with a wide range of features, which makes it effortless for users to repair corrupt .bkf/.zip file. Moreover, no file size restriction is associated with this BKF/ZIP repair tool while repairing the BKF files.

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  • Repair Windows NTBackup & Symantec VERITAS Backup Exec (.bkf) files
  • BKF Recovery tool offers Multi-level Scanning Modes — Quick, Deep & Range Based
  • Preview BKF/ZIP data from recovered Windows backup (.bkf/.zip) files
  • Provide Quick Search option to find required data instantly
  • Export all or selected files/folder names, path into CSV, TXT file
  • Search BKF file within hard drive file system (C:\D:\E:\F:\)
  • Provides new option to Filter out the files using their extensions.
  • Extract data from Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 backup files at desired location
  • Displays Real-time Scanning with its all progress details
  • Simply install and access the software in several languages.
  • No file size limitation – Tested Successful Recovery Up to 30 TB (.bkf/.zip) file
  • Maintain Original Formatting and Folder Structure after data recovery
  • Able to repair & restore Windows 7, XP, Vista to Windows 10, 11 backup

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Multi-Level Scanning Modes to Scan Corrupt BKF/ZIP Files

With this BKF/ZIP Repair Tool, one can easily repair corrupt BKF files and extract data from BKF files without any hassle. This BKF file Windows file backup software allows users to scan corrupt BKF/ZIP files with minor corruption issues via Quick Scan Mode and save the recovered file.
  • Scan Minor Corruption
  • Fix Unusable Backup File
  • Resolve BKF/ZIP File Errors
  • Repair Symantec VERITAS Backup
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To remove high-level corruption associated with BKF files, one can make use of Deep Scan. One can easily recover the highly corrupted BKF file using the Deep Scan Mode of this Windows NT backup restore utility.
  • Select BKF with Deep Scan Mode
  • Scan & Recovery
  • Preview all Recover Data Items
  • Extract BKF/ZIP File
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With Range Based Scan Mode, one can scan the selective portion from backup files and repair corrupt BKF/ZIP files with .bkf file extension in a seamless way.
  • Range based scanning to fix specific portion from the BKF file
  • Extract data from BKF/ZIP file
  • Choose location to save recovered BKF file data
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Quick Fix - Recover Corrupted ZIP File

Proficient Solution to Un-Zip Damaged Compressed (Zipped) File

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Repair BKF File Created with Windows NTBackup and VERITAS Backup Exec

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Windows Backup Files Complete Recovery

The BKF file recovery tool can easily repair corrupt BKF files and restore undamaged data. Using this Windows NT backup restore utility, you can recover various types of data from BKF/ZIP files, including docs, music files (audio and video), images, and other items, all without any alterations. The software maintains the folder structure of the data files and preserves their original formatting after the recovery process.

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Multi-Level Scanning of Backup

This Windows backup file recovery tool restores Windows NTBackup and Symantec VERITAS Backup Exec BKF files based on the level of corruption. If the file has minor corruption, users can choose the Quick Scan mode. In contrast, for more severe corruption, the Deep Scan Mode is required. To recover specific files selectively, users can utilize the range-based scan feature.

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Support Symantec Exec & NTBackup

The BKF Recovery tool is designed to retrieve data from backup (.bkf) files created by Symantec VERITAS Backup Exec and Windows NTBackup. Users can effortlessly restore or open BKF files using the software, which has a user-friendly interface. The tool ensures the recovery of corrupted Windows backup files without any risk of data loss.

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Automatically Save Scanned Data

After the Windows NT backup restore software scans a corrupted backup file, the scanned data is automatically saved by the software. When the user initiates the processing of the same file in the future, the Windows NT backup restore utility will prompt them to load the previously saved scanned file data, saving valuable time.

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Recover Damaged/Corrupt Backup File

With this BKF Repair tool, user can repair BKF file which is highly corrupted and then restore the healthy data. There is no chance of occurring data loss, formatting and security issues while working the tool. Also, one can restore Windows backup from external hard drive without losing a bit of information.

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All or Selective BKF File Recovery

Windows backup software provides option to restore all or selective data in a hassle-free manner. In a situation to recover data of selective data files, one can opt for selective BKF recovery option. The user just has to check or uncheck the selective files/folder which are to be recovered.

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Search & View Recovered Items

After repairing the corrupt BKF file data, this Windows file backup solution will display all the recovered items and healthy BKF file data on the software’s dashboard. The user can easily search and view the specific item within the backup data via file name or file extension.

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Extract File At Desired Location

One can easily save the recovered corrupt BKF file data directly from the software’s interface. The tool provides two modes to extract data from BKF file. User can extract the file at the original location or can save the data at preferred location by browsing it.

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Preview Restored BKF Data

After the recovery of BKF files, user can preview BKF data files with the help of its integrated viewer. This BKF file restore utility keeps maintain the original formatting and folder structure of recovered data.

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Sort/Arrange Recovered Data

After recovering data from corrupt BKF file, user can sort the recovered file according to requirements. BKF Repair software permits the user to sort data by its name, size, date, column-wise in a seamless manner.

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Restore BKF/ZIP Backup Files

With this Windows file backup utility, one can also recover, view and extract data from Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 backup ZIP and BKF files in just a few clicks. One just has to select the backup ZIP/BKF file and the software will repair or extract backup file data in a healthy state.

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Supports All Windows OS Editions

The BKF recovery software is compatible with all versions of Windows Operating System such as Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7. Using this tool, you can easily repair corrupt BKF file and restore Windows 7 backup to Windows 10, 11 in a few steps.

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Export Recoverable File Items Report

Users can easily save recoverable BKF file item report into CSV and Text file by using this application. They will get all the information in the resultant data. Such as: File name, File path, Folder name & Folder path. Output data will also include the creation date, modification date and last access date of the file.

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Filter, Preview & Extract Items

This BKF recovery tool comes with an amazing feature called a filter category. By opting for this filter, you can filter out all the items in one pane, like photos, audio, emails, videos, databases, documents, and many more. Just click on the data item and you will be able to see and extract all data items related to that folder.

Windows BKF Repair Tool Specifications
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Software Info

Name: SysTools BKF Recovery
Version: 10.0
Size: 24.6 MB
Release:  March, 2023
Languages: Support 20 Languages
MD5: d6c5a0e7f9743eedcf86926ed97db057
Free Version:

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Trial Limitations

Demo of BKF Repair software can scan & preview the recovered BKF/ZIP files but does not extract them.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space

Minimum 4 GB RAM

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E4600 (2.40 GHz is recommended)


  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.
  • If you are using Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".

Supported Editions

  • Microsoft Windows – Win 7/8/8.1/10 (32-Bit & 64-Bit), 11 (64-Bit) & Windows Server 2008/2012 R2/2016/2019




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Get an Overview of Windows BKF Repair Tool Features - DEMO & Licensed Version
Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Supports BKF/ZIP Recovery of NTBackup, VERITAS and Symantec
Quick, Deep and Range Based Scanning Option
Preview All Recovered BKF/ZIP Data Items
Sort Option in Preview Panel
Windows 11, 10, 8 & lower Version Supported
Recover Corrupted Data from BKF/ZIP File
Extract Data From .bkf/.zip File
Extract BKF/ZIP to Original or Selected Location
Cost FREE $89
Frequently Asked Questions Asked by User
Repair & Restore BKF/ZIP File in Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP
How to repair corrupt BKF file using BKF Recovery Tool?

SysTools BKF Repair tool is an advanced solution to instantly recover corrupted/damaged data files with .bkf file extension. Quick working of BKF File Recovery are mentioned as follows:

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  • Step 1: Download and run SysTools BKF Recovery Tool
  • Step 2: Add Windows BKF/ZIP file
  • Step 3: Click the 'Scan' button to restore corrupt BKF files in Windows OS
  • Step 4: Preview recovered BKF/ZIP file data
  • Step 5: Click on the 'Extract' button to extract files.
Yes, you can use the BKF repair software on any Windows machine and repair the damaged BKF file & extract data.

I have downloaded and used BKF Recovery software to recover backup of my important data of size 25 GB. Everything was being successfully done but when I tried to save one folder, it couldn't. Should I activate full version to save recovered data?

Yes, to save recovered data you need to activate full version. There is limitation of demo version, that you can't extract/save data from bkf file. You can only take preview of files/folders contained in BKF file after scanning. To activate your full version contact to our support team.

I had purchased BKF Repair license few months ago. Now I have a new machine and want to install the Windows file backup software on it. When I enter activation details which was previously given to me, it says 'Wrong Credentials', but I am entering right values. What should I do?

If you are getting error message like " Wrong Credentials " or " Invalid Credentials ", contact to our support team to get a valid activation key.
Yes, as the Symantec backup Exec also creates BKF file which is supported by the software. So, Symantec backup recovery from corrupt Veritas backup file is supported without any limitation.
No, the tool does not impose any limitation on the size of BKF file. You can scan and recover backup file data of any size.
Yes, you can restore the recovered BKF/ZIP file data to either at the original location where the scanned .bkf/.zip file was saved or save the recovered file to any desirable location of your choice.
No, the Windows backup file tool allow you to scan and repair one file at a time. Though, you can add multiple .bkf files one by one and recover them.
A BKF (Backup) file contains copies of the backed up data created using any backup program such as Symantec (VERITAS) or NT-Backup Exec. Now, the difference between Symantec Backup Exec and NT-Backup Exec is:
  • Symantec Backup Exec: It was formerly known as VERITAS, which is a backup software application used to create system backup, SQL backup, and Microsoft Exchange Server backup. Symantec Backup Exec is supportable with Linux, Windows 7, Red Hat Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
  • NT-Backup: NT-Backup is in-built backup utility program of Microsoft Windows, commonly known as Windows BKF file. This backup is available in Windows NT, 2000, XP and Server 2003. NT-Backup was replaced by Windows Backup and Restore in Windows Vista.
Follow the below steps to locate NTBackup files on Windows Operating System:
  • Go to C:\Documents and Settings » User Name » Local Settings » Application Data » Microsoft » Windows NT » NTBackup » data
Some of the common indications of the BKF file corruption or common error messages are:
  • Backup Exec 11d e000fe36- Corrupt data encountered
  • “CRC error" occurs while opening and restoring BKF files
  • Virus infections cause corruption of internal structures and headers of backup files
  • Hardware errors such as a hard disk crash make the Windows backup files unusable
  • Backup files without catalog files become unstable and damaged
Yes, with Systools BKF Repair tool one can repair data from Windows 10 backup ZIP files in a hassle-free way.
Yes, the software supports all versions of Windows Operating System and allows to easily restore Windows 7 backup to Windows 10.
The working speed of BKF Recovery Tool is very high. However, the size of the .bkf file also matters because it may take a long time to scan a large .bkf/.zip file.
The software offers to recover and extract all data from BKF file such as images, documents, presentation, audio, video, and many others.
Once you have recovered your corrupted BKF file with BKF Recovery Tool, you can easily extract BKF/ZIP file. The following are the steps to restore BKF file after repairing:
  • After completing the scanning process, you can see the preview of recovered items
  • Now, you can Search for a file or extract a single file from the data
  • Choose location and extract mode i.e. 'Extract at original location' and 'Extract at selected location' option
  • After Extracting process is done, you will receive "Extraction completed successfully" message
  • Click 'OK' and check the extracted file.
The BKF repair tool supports all the latest and below versions of Windows OS such as Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP and others.
After scanning and recovering the data from corrupt BKF file, the SysTools BKF Repair tool displays a preview of all recovered data items. Here you can easily check your files.
The best way to restore files from Windows 10 which is damaged is BKF recovery tool. This software completely recover and restore data from corrupted Windows 10 backup .ZIP file.
Windows 10, 11 and other versions do not support .BKF files. Windows XP is supported only as a BKF file. Now, in order to open XP .BKF file in Windows 10, 11, you need to download SysTools BKF Repair tool. It supports all versions of Windows to repair and open BKF file.
Yes, by using this application you can check all the file and folder names and paths which are available on your bkf file as well as export them into csv or txt files.
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