Open vhdx file

vhdx file icon Did your computer fail to open vhdx file? We explain what vhdx files are and recommend software that we know can open your vhdx files.

What is vhdx file?

A vhdx file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows 8 and higher releases of Windows operating system. A vhdx file contains backup archives.

vhdx file description

The vhdx file extension is associated with the Hyper-V virtualizing technology presented in operating system Microsoft Windows 8, also used by Windows 10.

The vhdx file contains virtual hard disk image in similar file format like Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) format, but supports virtual disks larger than 2040 GB (maximum is 16 TB) and is resilient to power failure events.

Hyper-V is virtualization system for x86-64 based systems. First version of Hyper-V is distributed with the Microsoft Windows Server 2008. The new version of Hyper-V that uses VHDX file format was introduced with Windows 8 Developer Preview.

These files can always be found in default Windows 8 backup archives.

Software that will open vhdx file

Microsoft Windows 10

Operating system for deskop, laptop and tablet computers

Microsoft Windows 8

First operating system from Windows family designed with touchscreens in mind


Computer virtualization solution installed in the Windows Server

Microsoft Windows Server

A server operating system based on Windows NT 6 core

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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