Here is a solution to recover backup data in the unfortunate case when you encounter error – The backup file contains unrecognized data and cannot be used ntbackup or xp
An error is encountered while trying to restore a backup BKF file created using Windows backup utility. This error states that “The backup file contains unrecognized data and cannot be used.” The real problem is that the BKF file is not corrupted. How was it found that BKF is not corrupted? When that BKF file was opened and restored on another machine, then it didn’t show any problem. Actually, the backup was formed over a standalone Server in the workgroup, which was not the part of any domain. The backup was locally saved on its own hard disk drive, and after that, script copies were sent to another Server for backing up the data to tape. Now, the remote server was the chief domain. However, on attempting to restore that backup file on the Server where it was initially created, it restored the data properly, but, if the same file was restored over the domain Server, then, above error was encountered.
Out of interest, even though the BKF file is healthy, still a BKF recovery software solution can help in performing Windows backup recovery, after which, the question on how to open BKF files will not at all raise. One such efficient BKF repair tool is with us. It is BKF Recovery software, which performs both, NTBackup repair as well as VERITAS backup recovery process. This is the best way to fix issues with Backup exec Restore Program.
MS BKF Recovery Software that you can easily open your corrupt BKF file in demo version that allows you to preview the contents of your corrupted BKF file from user system. However, you can’t extract or save the recovered BKF files onto your system because BKF file saving option allow in Full License version. For extracting or saving files from BKF files purchase Full License of BKF Repair software.