What Causes Corruption in Backup Files?

Microsoft Windows offers and inbuilt functionality to backup system data using NTBackup formats. And these backup files are intended to provide recovery over the data loss due to viruses and hardware malfunction etc. But unfortunately, sometimes these backup files also get corrupted and this leads to inaccessibility or failure of data restoration process. Below are the possible reasons for corruption in BKF file.

  • Possible infection of Virus or Malware
  • Dirty Shutdown of System
  • Corruption in Headers
  • Corruption in catalog files
  • Software application malfunction