Know How BKF Viewer Tool Works

Guide to Scan, Open & Preview Corrupt Windows Backup.bkf & .zip files

STEP 1

Install and Run the BKF Viewer Software. Click on Scan File button to select and scan corrupted BKF file.

BKF Viewer



STEP 2

Click on Browse button to select BKF (Windows backup) file.

Browse the BKF file


STEP 3

Browse to the location where you have saved the backup file. Select the BKF file and click on Open button.

Open the file


STEP 4

There are three scanning modes:

  • Quick Scan: If data corruption in .bkf or .zip file is less, then this mode will recover the data fastly and shows the preview of data.
  • Deep Scan: If the backup file is highly corrupted, then this mode will perform deep recovery process to open and preview the data.
  • Range Based Scan: It allows to scan and extract file(s) from certain portion of the backup file.

Select the desired scanning mode and then, click on Scan button.

scanning modes

STEP 5

Now, scanning process will begin. You can view the status of the file(s) that are scanned by the software.

scanning process will begin

STEP 6

After complete scanning process, a notification will pops up. Click on Ok button to close the dialog box.

 complete scanning process

STEP 7

Now, you can see all the file(s) in the BKF file on the right panel. You can also click on the particular file to open and view the data as shown below.

 open and view the data

STEP 8

You can also search particular file with the help of Search option as shown. In the text box, you can type any specific word to search the particular file and you can see all the file(s) related to your search as shown.

Search option

STEP 1

Install and Run the BKF Viewer Software. Click on Scan File button to select and scan the corrupted backup (.zip) file.

View .zip backup file


STEP 2

Click on Browse button to select the .zip Backup file.

Browse the File
STEP 3

Browse to the location where you have saved the backup file. Select the .zip file and click on Open button.

Select the ZIP file


STEP 4

There are three Scanning Modes:

  • Quick Scan: If data corruption in .bkf or .zip file is less, then this mode will recover the data fastly and shows the preview of data.
  • Deep Scan: If the backup file is highly corrupted, then this mode will perform deep recovery process to open and preview the data.
  • Range Based Scan: It allows to scan and extract file(s) from certain portion of the backup file.

Select the desired the scanning mode and then, click on Scan button.

scanning modes
STEP 5

Now, scanning process will begin. You can view the status of the file(s) that are scanned by the software.

scanning process will begin
STEP 6

After complete scanning process, a notification will pops up. Click on Ok button to close the dialog box.

 complete scanning process
STEP 7

Now, you can see all the folder(s) in the .zip file on the left pane of the window. You can click on any particular folder to view file(s) in that folder. You can also open and view particular file as shown below.

folder(s) in the ZIP file
STEP 8

You can also search particular file with the help of Search option as shown. In the text box, you can type any specific word to search the particular file and you can see all the file(s) related to your search as shown.

Search option