Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Restore Backup Files From Windows XP On Windows 7 | BKF Files Wont Work With Windows 7

Backup Created Using Windows XP (.BKF) Will no longer work with Windows 7.  That is, you will not see a way of restoring BKF files backed up from Windows XP, into Windows 7.

Pretty annoying when MS say to use NTBackup to backup your files on Windows XP prior to installing Windows 7.

Restoring files from the older NTBackup is not supported in Windows 7. There was a program released for Windows Vista that allowed restoring files backed up with NTBackup in Windows XP, but this restoration utility depended on the Windows Removable Storage Manager which is not included or compatible with Windows 7.

Windows NT Backup - Restore Utility for restoring backups made on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 to computers running Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008. 
Please Note: Validation Required For Downloading Windows NT Backup, And Windows NT Backup Tool is not compatible with windows 7 till date, you can try using compatibility mode for using with Windows 7.
The only suggestion I can make is that if you have or know someone who has either a Windows XP or Windows Vista system, use that system to restore the files and then simply copy them to external media and then move them to your Windows 7 system. Here is a link for your convenience.Windows NT Backup


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