Steps to Recover CHK Files in Windows 7

Have you lost your important .chk files due to bad disks or any other reasons from your Windows 7 system? Or has some unfortunate thing damaged your hard drive? If you want to get back CHK files from your Windows 7 running partitions then you might want to take a look at Remo Recover – an advanced and powerful data recovery software.

What exactly are CHK files in Windows OS:

CHK or .chk is a file format of a temporary file format used on Windows operating systems. CHK files can be created prior to or in between data save operations in order to protect important data or to retrieve data after a system crash.

A single CHK file may contain: A single entire file or multiple entire files; a part / parts of a single / multiple files; a cumbersome mix of all the above. Most oftenly, recovering data from those CHK files is an enormously complicated process to accomplish, if not entirely impossible though. Just deleting those files and stop thinking about what happen may seem a better option than recovering data from those files. However, this is not the scenario when you realize that you are missing some really important data. In such cases, it might turn out to be worthwhile to spend some resources and time in order to recover CHK files in Windows 7. Remo Recover is the recommended application to you in order to successfully recover CHK files in Windows 7. Read on to know more.

Remo Recover is the highly preferred application for recovering CHK files on Windows 7:

While most .chk files contain nothing really important and meaningful, you should still thoroughly examine the contents of those files before erasing them. This is particularly valid if you have lost files after a system crash or any similar reasons as the CHK files may contain some contents of the lost data. But unfortunately, there is no such method in Windows OS that lets you do so in an easy manner.

Remo Recover is a tool that will thoroughly examine all contents of the CHK files to determine whether the detected files are of any known file extensions. If the recovered CHK files are of any known file formats, for example, .doc, .psd, .gif, etc., Remo Recover will restore those contents to its original file format. If the recovered CHK files are of unknown file formats, the software will prompt you to manually examine those contents and extract them if necessary.

Some additional features of Remo Recover:

  • Remo Recover is a CHK file recovery utility that is capable of restoring CHK files of any type of file formats
  • It can restore files deleted by Windows Defender of different file extensions such as famous audio, video and image files, various types of documents, softwares, RARs, and more
  • It can recover files that are deleted or lost, irrespective of the reason causing data loss. For example, Remo Recover can restore files lost due to file header corruption, bad sectors, hard drive format, etc.
  • The trial edition of this application is free for all users using which one can scan, retrieve and view the contents of the recovered CHK files. If you find the results matching your expectations, you can instantly unlock the full version of Remo Recover in order to complete the save process


Steps to retrieve CHK files on Windows 7 using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your Windows 7 computer and select “Recover Files” option from main screen.

Steps to Restore CHK Files in Windows 7 - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now select either “Recover Deleted Files” or “Recover Lost Files” option accordingly.

Steps to Recover CHK Files in Windows 7 - Select Suitable Option

Figure 2: Select Suitable Option

Step 3: Select the drive from where you want to recover CHK files and click “Next” to begin scanning process.

Steps to Retrieve Restore CHK Files in Windows 7 - Select Drive

Figure 3: Select Drive

Step 4: On completion of scanning process, you can view list of recovered CHK files in any of the two different views - “File Type View” or  “Data View”.

Recovering CHK Files in Windows 7 - Recovered Files List

Figure 4: Recovered Files List

Step 5: Make use of “Save Recovery Session” option to save the recovery session to any desired location.

Windows 7 CHK File Recovery - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session