File Extension Library

.PVHD File Extension

  • Developer by: Paragon Software
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .PVHD files and how to open them?

Can't open .PVHD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PVHD file.

What is a .PVHD file extension?

.PVHD file extension is created by Paragon Software. .PVHD has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .PVHD file is Binary.

.PVHD is Paragon Virtual Hard Drive

Backup format used by Paragon Backup and Recovery, a Windows utility used to create backups of and restore hard drives; stores a backup of a physical or virtual machine or an individual file.

The pVHD format is efficient for handling data de-duplication, incremental chains, and data synchronization. It can be used to restore individual files, hard drives, and selected partitions from a pVHD image.

You can create a PVHD file by selecting the "Backup to Virtual Disk" or "Incremental Backup to Virtual Disk" options.

NOTE: While the program still supports the old .PBF format, the pVHD format is intended to replace it.

List of all softwares that can open the Paragon Virtual Hard Drive
Paragon Backup & Recovery Suite

How to fix problems with .PVHD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PVHD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PVHD file format
  2. You need to check the .PVHD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)