.BND File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .BND file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

BND File Recovery

What is a .BND file?

Database bind file created by IBM DB2 database software; used for binding DB2 CLI (Call Level Interface) packages to databases that are created or migrated within DB2; stored on the database server and is required for accessing universal databases.

What Are Common Causes of ".BND" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".BND" files lost or failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".BND" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer, resulting in permanent loss of the files.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the software or hardware on the computer can lead to corruption or failure of ".BND" files. This can include system crashes, power outages, or software bugs.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and damage ".BND" files, making them inaccessible or corrupt.
  4. File system errors: Errors in the file system, such as bad sectors on the hard drive or file system corruption, can cause ".BND" files to become lost or unreadable.
  5. Improper file transfer: If ".BND" files are not transferred correctly, such as interrupted or incomplete file transfers, they may become corrupted or lost.
  6. Incompatible software or updates: Using incompatible software or applying incompatible updates can lead to issues with ".BND" files, causing them to fail or become unusable.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental formatting of storage devices or improper handling of files, can result in the loss or failure of ".BND" files.

It is always recommended to regularly backup important files, including ".BND" files, to prevent permanent loss in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

How to recover lost ".BND" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".BND" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".BND" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".BND" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".BND" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".BND" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".BND" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo dB2 CLI Bind File image file file?

Programs that open ".BND" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: DB2 CLI Bind File

  • File extension: .BND

  • Developer: IBM

  • Category: Misc Files

  • Format: N/A

  • Mime-type: application/octet-stream

  • HEX: 42 49 4E 44 20 56 30 32



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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a ".BND backup" file and how is it created?

    A ".BND backup" file is a type of backup file that is created by some software applications to store a backup copy of a specific file or folder. The ".BND" extension is just an example and can vary depending on the software or application that creates it.

    The process of creating a ".BND backup" file can vary depending on the software or application being used. However, in general, it involves selecting the file or folder that needs to be backed up and then choosing the option to create a backup. The software will then create a copy of the selected file or folder and save it as a ".BND backup" file. The backup file is typically stored in a location specified by the user or by default settings of the software.

    It's important to note that the term ".BND backup" is not a standard file format or extension, so the specific details of how it is created and used can vary between different software applications.

  • How can I restore a ".BND backup" file to its original format?

    To restore a ".BND backup" file to its original format, you need to follow these steps:

    1. Identify the software or application that created the ".BND backup" file. The file extension alone may not be enough to determine the exact program.
    2. Once you know the software, check if it has a built-in restore or import function. Look for options like "Restore Backup" or "Import Backup" within the software's interface or settings.
    3. If the software has a restore or import function, open it and navigate to the location of the ".BND backup" file. Select the file and follow the on-screen instructions to restore it to its original format.
    4. In case the software does not have a built-in restore or import function, you may need to manually rename the file extension. Right-click on the ".BND backup" file and select "Rename." Change the file extension from ".BND" to the appropriate extension for the original format. For example, if the original format was a Microsoft Word document, change the extension to ".docx".
    5. After renaming the file, double-click on it to open it with the default program associated with the new file extension. If the program can read the file, it should open in its original format.

    Note: It is important to remember that simply changing the file extension does not guarantee successful restoration. The file must be compatible with the software that originally created it. If the above steps do not work, you may need to consult the software's documentation or contact their support for further assistance.

  • Are there any specific software programs or tools required to open and access the contents of a ".BND backup" file?

    There is no standard file format called ".BND backup," so it is difficult to determine the specific software or tools required to open and access its contents without more information. The file extension could be specific to a particular software or backup utility.

    To open and access the contents of a ".BND backup" file, you may need to use the software or tool that created it. It is recommended to check the documentation or contact the software vendor or creator of the backup file for more information on how to open and access its contents.

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