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Details of extension .vhdx

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vhdx file?
  • Which program can create the .vhdx file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vhdx format?
  • What can convert .vhdx files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vhdx extension?
Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive .vhdx file icon

Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive

VHDX file is a Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive. Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 introduces a new version of the VHD format called VHDX. VHDX has a much larger storage capacity than the older VHD format. It also provides data corruption protection during power failures and optimizes structural alignments of dynamic and differencing disks to prevent performance degradation on new, large-sector physical disks.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Windows Server 2012
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
QEMU Disk Image
Fast Virtual Disk
QEMU Configuration Data
Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Hard Drive Changes Data

Other types of files may also use the .vhdx file extension. If you have helpful information about .vhdx extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Delphi MultiHelp Index
Microsoft Visio Diagram XML
KNX Virtual Device Export File
Virtual Hard Disk Image
Altera VHDL Design File
VASSAL Module Extension

The .vhdx filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hdx (1), vmdx (1), vdx (1), vhd (1)

Can't open a .vhdx file?

If you want to open a .vhdx file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .vhdx association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vhdx

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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