.MRIMG 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 .MRIMG file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

MRIMG File Recovery

What is a .MRIMG file?

Disk image created by Macrium Reflect, a program used to create Windows hard drive images; contains all files and folders from a disk in a single file; used for disk duplication or to create backups for performing system restores.

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

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

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete the ".MRIMG" files while performing file management tasks, such as deleting unwanted files or folders.
  2. File system corruption: If the file system on the storage device where the ".MRIMG" files are stored gets corrupted, it can lead to data loss or failure of the ".MRIMG" files.
  3. Power failure: Sudden power outages or system shutdowns while working with ".MRIMG" files can result in their corruption or loss.
  4. Virus or malware attack: If the system gets infected with viruses or malware, it can corrupt the ".MRIMG" files or delete them entirely.
  5. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the backup software or hardware used to create or restore the ".MRIMG" files can lead to their failure or loss.
  6. Operating system errors: Errors or crashes in the operating system can cause data loss or corruption, including ".MRIMG" files.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as improper handling of the ".MRIMG" files, accidental formatting of storage devices, or improper shutdowns, can result in file loss or failure.

It is important to regularly back up ".MRIMG" files and maintain a reliable backup strategy to minimize the risk of data loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".MRIMG" 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 ".MRIMG" file may be deleted.

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

Use programs for recovering ".MRIMG" 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 ".MRIMG" 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.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
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 ".MRIMG" 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 ".MRIMG" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo macrium Reflect Disk Image image file file?

Programs that open ".MRIMG" files

HEX Editor HEX Editor

Additional Information

  • File type: Macrium Reflect Disk Image

  • File extension: .MRIMG

  • Developer: Paramount Software UK

  • Category: Disk Image Files

  • Format: Binary


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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 ".MRIMG Recovery" file and how is it used?

    A ".MRIMG Recovery" file is a type of file format used for creating system recovery images on certain Android devices. It is primarily associated with devices manufactured by HTC, such as smartphones and tablets.

    The MRIMG file contains a complete backup of the device's operating system, including the system partition, user data, settings, and installed applications. It is used as a means to restore the device to its original factory settings or to recover from software issues, such as system crashes or malware infections.

    To use a .MRIMG Recovery file, you typically need to boot your HTC device into recovery mode. This can usually be done by powering off the device, then pressing a specific combination of hardware buttons (such as volume up + power) to access the recovery menu.

    Once in recovery mode, you can select the option to restore or install a system image from the .MRIMG file. The device will then extract the contents of the file and overwrite the existing system files, effectively restoring the device to the state captured in the backup.

    It's important to note that using a .MRIMG Recovery file will delete all user data and installed apps on the device, so it's crucial to have a backup of personal files before proceeding. Additionally, this file format is specific to HTC devices and may not be compatible with other Android devices from different manufacturers.

  • How can I recover data from a .MRIMG Recovery file?

    To recover data from a .MRIMG recovery file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Download and install a disk imaging software that supports .MRIMG files. One popular option is Macrium Reflect, which is specifically designed for creating and restoring disk images.
    2. Launch the disk imaging software and open the program's recovery or restore function.
    3. Locate the .MRIMG recovery file on your computer or external storage device.
    4. Select the .MRIMG recovery file as the source for the recovery process.
    5. Choose the destination where you want to restore the recovered data. Ensure that you have enough free space on the destination drive to accommodate the recovered data.
    6. Start the recovery process and wait for the software to extract the data from the .MRIMG recovery file.
    7. Once the recovery process is complete, you should have access to the recovered data in the specified destination folder.

    Note: It is important to have a backup of your data before attempting any recovery process, as there is always a risk of data loss during the recovery process.

  • Are there any specific software or tools that are recommended for opening and working with .MRIMG Recovery files?

    Yes, there are specific software and tools that are recommended for opening and working with .MRIMG recovery files. One such tool is the "Acronis True Image" software. Acronis True Image is a popular backup and recovery software that supports .MRIMG files. It allows you to open and restore files from .MRIMG recovery files, as well as create backups and perform other recovery tasks.

    Another tool that can be used is the "Macrium Reflect" software. Macrium Reflect is a disk imaging and cloning software that also supports .MRIMG files. It enables you to open and restore files from .MRIMG recovery files, as well as create disk images and perform system backups.

    Both Acronis True Image and Macrium Reflect are widely used and trusted tools for working with .MRIMG recovery files.

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