BKF Repair – How it works?
First, open BKF Repair
Go to Start > Programs > BKF Repair > BKF repair Start-up screen of the software appears as shown below:
Choose one option between Deep Scan and Quick Scan for and select bkf file
Click the “Load” button on the toolbar. This will provide you with the browsing option to load BKF files as shown under:
Select the required BKF file and click on the “Open" button. After this, software initiates the loading process as shown in the below screenshot:
After loading, software will preview the selected files as shown below:
Finally, click the “Extract” button present on the toolbar of the above page to extract the required files and folders from corrupt BKF files. As you click, software will ask you the location where you want to save the recovered files as shown below:
Browse a location where you want to save the files and click “OK". The software will start saving the files and folders.
A new and advanced feature has been added in the updated version 5.4 of BKF Repair tool and that is of "Range Based Scan". This feature is useful in recovering small amount of data from a large sized BKF file. For any large sized file, you can quickly do partial scan if you need only small amount of data from it.
For performing the function of Range Based Scan, click the “Actions” menu on the toolbar of the software. Select "Range Based Scan" option from the drop down menu as shown below:
After you click on Range Based Scan, following window will appear:
Enter a value for Range Based Scan.
What is this value? The value that you will enter is the percentage of data that will be extracted from the selected large sized BKF file. (For example – if you enter a value (say 25), then the software will recover only 25% of data from the selected large sized BKF file. This will save your precious time greatly.
After Range Based Scan completes, you can see the preview of selected files as shown in the following screenshot:
How to Load another BKF file?
After you are through with the recovery process but you still want to repair any other corrupt BKF file/files, then you don’t have to start from the first step. Just go to the page shown below and choose BKF file from the left tree structure, right click and choose Close Backup File option. This closes the backup file and you can click on the “Load" button to load another file.
To find the recovered file/files, navigate the location where you had saved those file. Then double click to open those recovered file/files with their respective application/applications.